Road Tests Real world tests of IPL G vs Charger SRT8

0-60mph

Top speed

Infiniti IPL G
155 mph
Charger SRT8
174 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Lighter curb weight 3,720 lb vs 4,365 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Higher redline 7,500 RPM vs 6,400 RPM More than 15% more revs
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Faster top speed 174 mph vs 155 mph 19 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster in the quarter mile 12.8 s vs 13.9 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 348 HP @ 7,400 RPM More than 35% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 6,400 cc vs 3,700 cc Around 75% bigger engine
More torque 348 ft-lb @ 4,300 RPM vs 277 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM More than 25% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 60mph 5 s vs 5.4 s More than 5% faster to 60mph
Better power-to-weight ratio 9.29 lb/hp vs 10.69 lb/hp Around 15% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

IPL G  vs
Charger SRT8 
Brand Infiniti Dodge
Price 48,825 47,650
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2012
City mileage 17 MPG 14 MPG
Highway mileage 25 MPG 23 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.69 lb/hp 9.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 348 HP @ 7,400 RPM 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 277 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM 348 ft-lb @ 4,300 RPM
Max RPM 7,500 RPM 6,400 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,720 lb 4,365 lb
Width 71.8 in 74.4 in
Height 54.9 in 58.2 in
Length 185.1 in 200.1 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 120 in

road tests

IPL G  vs
Charger SRT8 
Top speed 155 mph 174 mph
1/4 mile 13.9 s 12.8 s
0-60mph 5.4 s 5 s
0-100mph 12.9 s 11 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/LSD AWD
Shift system Automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 5

engine

Displacement 3,700 cc 6,400 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.8 in / 3.4 in 4.09 in / 3.72 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
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