Chrysler ME Four-Twelve 

  • 2004
  • 850 HP 6.0L
  • 248 mph
No one could quite believe a company best known for sensible-shoes people-movers and trucks the size of Texas would seriously consider producing a mid-engine V-12-powered supercar designed to blow an Enzo off the autostrada.
by MotorTrend (Nov, 2004)
Chrysler stunned the world when it unveiled its outrageous ME Four-Twelve concept car at the Detroit Auto Show last January.
by MotorTrend (Nov, 2004)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Chrysler ME Four-Twelve

0-60mph

ME Four-Twelve
2.9 s
Ford GT
3.6 s

Top speed

ME Four-Twelve
248 mph
Ford GT
205 mph
Viper GTS
206 mph

0-100mph

ME Four-Twelve
6.2 s
Ford GT
8 s

1/4 mile

ME Four-Twelve
10.6 s
Ford GT
11.7 s
Viper GTS
11.4 s

Data points Key details of the Chrysler ME Four-Twelve

Horsepower

ME Four-Twelve
850 HP
Ford GT
550 HP

Torque

ME Four-Twelve
850 ft-lb
McLaren F1
455 ft-lb
Ford GT
500 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Chrysler ME Four-Twelve Concept

www.supercars.net
Those devices include: Purposeful Interior Environment Chrysler brand beauty and elegance has been blended with the function and form that are essential in the ultimate super car.
Taking advantage of its impressive racecar-like structural rigidity, the ME Four-Twelve's suspension, steering and brakes are engineered for super car performance.
Chrysler brand beauty and elegance has been blended with the function and form that are essential in the ultimate super car.
And, befitting a machine that will play comfortably in the super car league, the performance of the ME Four-Twelve is stunning.
1
Jan

Chrysler ME Four-Twelve

Car & Driver News
Chrysler would not say if the ME is destined for production; only that it is a "prototype" and not a "concept.
A race-car-style dual-control-arm suspension, front and rear, with stainless steel pushrods and adjustable shocks helps the ME achieve 1.15 g on the skidpad.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chrysler
Type of car Concept car
Year 2004

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.39 lb/hp
Maximum hp 850 HP @ 5,750 RPM
Maximum torque 850 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,000 cc
Cylinders V12
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,879 lb
Width 78.7 in
Height 44.9 in
Length 178.8 in

road tests

Top speed 248 mph
1/4 mile 10.6 s
0-60mph 2.9 s
0-100mph 6.2 s
Drag coefficient 0.36

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 483/? 254
Rear wheels 508/? 318
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