We noticed todays date and thought how iconic three numbers in a certain order can be 426.
In the world of engine displacement, 426 cubic-inches has had an illustrious past when the words Max Wedge and HEMI® followed these magical numbers. It was the arrival of 426 Max Wedge in 1963 that made our Dodge B-body (and Plymouth cousins) serious contenders at the drag strip. Fabled teams like the Ramchargers, Golden Commandos and many others won numerous events and buried many quarter-mile ET and MPH…
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Our new 2011 392 HEMI® Challenger SRT8 has only been in production for a couple of months and it already has the performance community taking notice. With 470 horsepower on tap, it can lay down rubber the length of an aircraft carrier at will. The equally impressive 470 ft.-lb. of torque will plant you firmly in the seat and peel your eyelids back. Personally, we think that both of these great attributes are pre-requisites for any muscle car. We can tell you this, one spin behind the wheel…
The 23rd annual Performance and Racing Industry (or PRI) show was held in Orlando, Florida on December 9-11, again offering a fresh opportunity to see the latest technical developments on the performance front from around the world. In the Mopar booth, mixed in with information kiosks and parts displays, were two revolutionary vehicles. One was a Pro Stock class Dodge Demon drag car from 1972 that represented the fruits of victory associated with skill and hard effort.