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Happy HEMI Day!

Hemi Day

 

It’s April 26, and you know what that means, Dodge fans: It’s National HEMI day. 4/26 = 426. Let’s celebrate!

 

The legendary 426 HEMI V8 was born back in late 1963 when Chrysler performance engineers, led by group manager Tom Hoover, decided to up the ante in NASCAR and on the drag strips, where the Dodge brand was already a top performer.

 

Starting with the sturdy block and reciprocating assembly from the winning 426-cubic-inch Max Wedge engine, Hoover and crew dusted off the hemispherical combustion chamber layout from the company’s previous 1951-1958…

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Happy HEMI Day!

Rallying Around a Great Cause!

 

Our fast friends over at SRT will once again participate in the annual Targa Newfoundland rally with a hot Viper ACR and a pair of thumping HEMI® powered Challengers. This grueling seven day rally is in its tenth year and covers almost 1400 miles along the majestic Atlantic coastline of Newfoundland, Canada. Even though the competitors battle the clock and other teams, they’re all on the same page racing for a cause by raising funds for the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. As…

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Rallying Around a Great Cause!

Passion is in our People!

 

When we were kids playing with our Hot Wheels, we dreamt about growing up and designing cool cars one day. For Mark Trostle who is Head of Design for SRT, Mopar® & Motorsports, that dream became a reality. Mark is a second generation automotive designer and was bitten by the car bug at a young age. He’s been involved in some fun projects including the Challenger, Charger and even the next generation Viper. We recently had a chance to corner him in our design studios to find out more…

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Passion is in our People!