The Mopar display at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas from Nov. 1- 4 will surely attract attention for exhibiting two new, powerful engines: the 512 CID, V-10 engine capable of exceeding 800 horsepower and the 426 Gen III High Output HEMI crate engine.
Mopar is the Chrysler Group’s service, parts and customer-care brand, and they will additionally display a complete array of off-road, restoration and performance components. Within this range are Mopar Gen III HEMI front drive kits, kits for increasing the power output of the Gen III Dodge Vipers and new Gen III High Output HEMI V-8, and new Pro Stock cylinder heads.
According to Moper President and CEO Pietro Gorlier, the company decided that it would be ideal for them to show their latest high performance and restoration kits and components at SEMA. Any enthusiast searching for kits they can attach or incorporate to augment horsepower will find a complete selection of small- and big-block components at the Mopar area.
Gorlier recounted how Mopar originated at the track and built a name in the performance business in the last few decades. Their commitment to fully cater to all performance buffs is reflected in their vast product plan compatible with over 5 million available HEMI engines, 30 million Chrysler Group vehicles roaming throughout the country, and even products of the future.
Gorlier added that their new engines will be followed by many other great products supporting both on- and off-road requirements. He reiterated the company’s commitment to furthering its legacy as well as its impressive track record of satisfying its fans.
V10 Competition Crate Engine and Gen III V10 Performance Upgrade Kit
The main attraction of the company’s exhibit is the 800 horsepower V-10 Competition Series engine, part number P5155872 that is engineered primarily for drag racing. Meticulously manufactured manually by race engine builders, this engine has an aluminium block with aluminium cylinder heads.
Developed to meet the challenges of drag racing, it pulls 695 lb. ft. of torque at a range reaching 7,000 rpm. Among its parts are a forged steel crankshaft with forged steel connecting rods and forged aluminium pistons with a 12.5:1 compression ratio. Each rotating part is optimally balanced to ensure the utmost track capabilities.
The Competition Series engine also features a JTEC controller with race calibration and engine harness. Mopar also announced upcoming off-road and road-race adaptations of this drag racing engine.