From Chrysler press: The 2005 Chrysler Firepower grand tourer concept car, making its debut at the 2005 North American International Auto Show, exudes Chrysler brand attributes of elegance and performance with high customer value.
Painstakingly crafted, the elegant and powerful Firepower concept is an example of automotive design and engineering within the reach of Chrysler brand customers. The exterior and interior design, flush with fine materials and meticulous details, are matched with performance provided by a 6.1-liter HEMI® V8 and a Dodge Viper-based chassis.
The SRT-developed engine is exclusive to the Chrysler Group’s high-performance products. Firepower uses a rear-wheel drive chassis with suspension and brakes fitting of a thoroughbred performance vehicle. A world-class 5-speed automatic transmission with AutoStick® melds luxury and sport. Chrysler Group estimates 0-60 mph performance at less than 4.5 seconds and estimates a top speed of 175 mph.
Firepower uses massive billet aluminum wheels measuring 19x12 inches in the front and 20x12 inches in the rear. Tires are 275/35R19 in the front and 335/30R20 in the back.
Weighing in at an estimated 3,380 lbs. (1,533 kg), the 2005 Chrysler Firepower concept is powered by a 6.1L HEMI® V8 mated to a 5-speed automatic with AutoStick. The Firepower is built on the SLA Dodge Viper Suspension; front tires are 275/35R19, rear are 335/30R20. Its front wheels are 19x12 inches and its rear wheels are 20x12 inches.