Tag Archives: 392 HEMI

Challenger SRT8 Takes Jay Leno For A Ride!


 
Last month our president and CEO Ralph Gilles stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage with our latest weapon from the Dodge war chest – Challenger SRT8 392! While Jay may have been lukewarm with the “Green with Envy”, color (it’s an acquired taste you know), he was awestruck with tire scorching performance of the 470 horsepower 392 HEMI®. Jay also dug the refinements…

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Challenger SRT8 Takes Jay Leno For A Ride!

That ‘New’ 392 Hemi

 

The announcement that Dodge would be revisiting the legendary Hemi displacement of 392 inches for the 2011 Inaugural Edition Challenger reveals that the company is still well-coupled to its heritage. The engine would have to be special, as the original 392 was available only in the top of the line models for just two model years, 1957-58, and was the final revision of the engine architecture that had started in 1951 with the 331-inch Hemi. The 392…

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That ‘New’ 392 Hemi