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I want to order a 2012 SRT8 in June, but don't want the Mercedes 5 speed. Is there any hope that the SRT8 will get the 8 speed auto in 2012?

The wife won't drive the 6 speed manual!
 

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I want to order a 2012 SRT8 in June, but don't want the Mercedes 5 speed. Is there any hope that the SRT8 will get the 8 speed auto in 2012?

The wife won't drive the 6 speed manual!
No hope. The SE will get it but not slated for the R/T or SRT.
 

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Does the Challenger 392 need an 8 speed transmission? You get max torque at about 4300 rpm, the 5 speed seems to work just fine in my opinion. From my basic knowledge you need more gears for cars that need to rev high in order to stay at max torque.

I'm no expert but this is what I know about transmissions, could be wrong!
 

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That "MB" tranny is a "tank". Reliable as heck.

I don't even think about 8 speeds. A 392 and "MB" 5 speed should run hard, and run long.
 
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