Posts Tagged ‘426 hemi’

1970 Plymouth Hemicuda

Apr
24

The Cuda (Plymouth Barracuda) came in several different models – 318, 340, 360, 383, 440, 426 Hemi. It was one of the greatest muscle cars ever created. The first was introduced back in 1964 and the production continued to 1974. So, which is the ultimate Cuda? No doubt – The Hemicuda!

Talking about great cars, we should mention the fantastic 1970 Plymouth Hemicuda Giveaway, which you can easily win.

1970 Dodge Challenger “Insidious”

Mar
12

1970 Dodge Challenger "Insidious" - Muscle Cars BlogThis muscle car icon – 1970 Dodge Challenger “Insidious” is what we say a rolling work of art. Sure, it’s a fully functional and fast vehicle with all of the amenities a modern pro-touring car has, but it’s the details which sets this Challenger aside. Dubbed “Insidious” by its creator Dave Salvaggio, this rolling sculpture packs ten pounds of attitude into a five pound box. Some of the features are Hundreds of subtle body modifications, Hilborn-injected 426 Hemi, Five speed manual, Two tone, show-winning paint, Incredible custom interior and MASSIVE presence!

When the new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 debuted at the SEMA show in Las Vegas on October 30, 2007, Dodge went looking for people with the talent to showcase the best of the original. Original drag race cars were found, restored originals wore assembly-line fresh restorations, and Insidious went as the embodiment of creativity and customization. Click on Read more for more info and images!

Mopar 426 ‘Elephant’ Hemi V8 Crate Motor

Dec
21

Mopar 426 'Elephant' Hemi V8 Crate Motor - Muscle Cars BlogMopar® Puts “Elephants” in the Room at Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show

Production Begins for New 426 All-aluminum HEMI® V8, Which is 100 Pounds Lighter and Smarter; First 2011 Challenger V-10 Drag Pak To Come Off the Line Early Next Year

December 8, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -
Mopar® is bringing truckloads of new product to the PRI show in Orlando-including the reincarnation of its famed “elephant motor” from the 1960s, an all-aluminum HEMI® Gen III Crate Engine. Production for the new motor begins this month.

“More than any other show, PRI attracts the Mopar brand’s core customers of racers, muscle-car owners and ultra-performance enthusiasts,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO, Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “We will show this core group of enthusiasts what Mopar has under the hood.”

In addition to the new elephant motor, the 2011 Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak, the first and only 500-plus cubic-inch V-10 drag-race package car on the planet, will headline the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, Dec. 9 – 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. New Moparized rides and 10 new Mopar performance parts will also be on display. Read more!