“Chestnuts Roasting on a Manifold. . .”
For those who are looking for something to give to their favorite performance enthusiast for Christmas, know that Mopar is now offering this, the Hellcrate Redeye 6.2-liter Supercharged HEMI V8 engine:
Yes, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon engine is now available in a crate.
It has a part number: 68303091AA
It has a price: $21,807 MSRP
It produces 807 hp and 717 lb-ft of torque.
Who might you buy it for?
According to Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “The new 807-horsepower Hellcrate Redeye crate engine gives any pre-1976 vehicle owner another opportunity to become a member of the Dodge Brotherhood of Muscle by tapping into the Dodge//SRT power that wasn't available then, but is now.”
So if you have someone with a 45-year old car in the garage that needs a powerplant, this might just do the trick.
However, let’s face it: $21,800 is a lot for an extra-large stocking stuffer.
So Mopar has a variety of other alternatives.
Yes, it is the ugliest sweater you’re likely to see this holiday season. (And the people at Mopar don’t disagree.) On the back it reads, “Do you hear what I hear.” Presumably, this has more to do with engine note than the Little Drummer Boy.
The sweater will set you back just $54.95. If you spend about $25 more on branded gear (oh, they have a lot of it, trust me) at www.WearMopar.com, you can enter promo code “Jolly75” at the checkout and get free shipping through the season. (Details are on the site, of course.)
But that engine. . . That would be some gift to find under the tree—assuming you have a forklift to move it there.
(In case you’re looking for some other gift ideas, our editorial colleagues here at Gardner have compiled a full list of products. You might find something that would appeal to someone—possibly you.)
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