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Can anyone tell me when the 6.1L became available? I know it was '08 for the Challenger, but I don't remember what year the Charger, 300 and Magnum came out. Just curious.
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2005 for the 300c and Magnum.
 

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The SRT models came out after the initial introduction of the 5.7 Hemi versions.

It seems like the late 2005's (Chrysler, Dodge) were the first ones that featured the SRT8 6.1 models.

Jeep got the 6.1 for the 2006 model year, IIRC...
 

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The first SRT8 (and subsequently the first 6.1L HEMI) model that was available to the public was 2005 SRT8 Chrysler 300c. No other SRT8 model was available in '05.
It wasn't until 2006 that the Charger, Magnum and Jeep SRT8 models became available.

So, again, the 6.1 was first available in '05..
 

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The 2005 300C 6.1L was a very small production run, only a couple hundred were built. It did not appear until the 2nd half of the model year, and was immediately followed by an early introduction of the 2006 model.
 

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RS you beat me to it. LOL. Ive worked on hundreds if not thousands of SRT8's and i have yet to work on a 2005 300 SRT8 or a 2008 Magnum SRT8. I love the 2008 magnum SRT8 but they made just a little over 200 USA versions of those. I think it was like 215 US and 25 Canadian.
 

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RS you beat me to it. LOL. Ive worked on hundreds if not thousands of SRT8's and i have yet to work on a 2005 300 SRT8 or a 2008 Magnum SRT8. I love the 2008 magnum SRT8 but they made just a little over 200 USA versions of those. I think it was like 215 US and 25 Canadian.
Those 2005 300C SRTs are indeed scarce, exactly 263 were built (220 US, 43 Canada). Total run for the 2008 Magnum SRT was 239 (214 US, 25 Canada).
 
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