Dodge Magnum R/T. Photo from the Chrysler archives.
The 2005 Dodge
Magnum R/T is the new shape of American muscle,
celebrating what American muscle cars were in the past,
but with a design and packaging configuration that
charges into the future. The legendary engine that
powered Dodges muscle cars of the 1960s has been re-engineered and
reborn as a modern, high-performance, fuel-efficient and durable werplant known as the
all-new 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine.
The Dodge Magnum R/T's
5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine features 340 hp at 5000 rpm and 390
lb.-ft. of torque at 4000 rpm, the Dodge Magnum R/T can go from zero
to 60 mph in just 6.3 seconds. The new HEMI engine has been
engineered to deliver outstanding performance, while also delivering
minimal noise, vibration and harshness, maximum smoothness and low
emissions. The Chrysler Groups first five-speed automatic
transmission for passenger cars is standard with the
5.7-liter HEMI V-8 equipped Magnum vehicles. It provides
a full range of transmission performance to match a
great variety of driving styles, situations and road
conditions. Fully adaptive electronic control of all
shifting makes the powertrain feel responsive without harshness.
Besides the HEMI engine, rear-wheel drive performance also returns
to Dodge after more than 30 years with the 2005 Dodge Magnum R/T.
Proven Daimler Chrysler technologies such as Electronic Stability
Program (ESP), All-speed Traction Control and four-wheel anti-lock
brakes control rear-wheel drive vehicles in a way transparent to the
driver for all-surface and all-weather driving confidence.
In addition to Dodge Magnum SXT standard features , the Magnum R/T
model adds:5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine mated to a five-speed
automatic transmission with AutoStick® , Multi-displacement System
(MDS), 6.3-second 0-60 mph, 18-inch polished aluminum wheels, Dual
exhaust, Performance brakes, Leather interior trim, Boston Acoustics
six-speaker premium sound system with 288-watt digital amplifier and
a 160 mph speedometer.
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Engine:
5.7-LITER HEMI MULTI-DISPLACEMENT V-8
Type and Description:
90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled.
Displacement: 345 cu.
in. (5654 cu. cm).
Bore x Stroke: 3.92 x
3.58 (99.5 x 90.9).
Pushrod-operated overhead valves, 16 valves, eight deactivating
and eight conventional hydraulic lifters, all with roller
Emission Controls: Dual
close-coupled three-way catalytic converters, quad heated oxygen
sensors and internal engine features. Meets Federal Tier 2, Bin
8 emissions requirements; marketed in California as an ULEV1
(Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle) under cleanest vehicle rules.
Max. Gross Trailer Weight 2000
lbs. (907 kg) – std. 3800 lbs. (1724 kg) – opt.
Final Drive Ratio: 5.7L
RWD – 2.82, AWD All – 3.07
Overall Top Gear: 5.7L
RWD – 2.34, AWD All – 2.55
TRANSFER CASE/ All Wheel Drive Model:
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