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Hellephant 426 Mopar crate Hemi out-demons the Demon at SEMA

FCA's newest engine delivers 1,000 supercharged horsepower and 950 pound-feet of torque.

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The Hellephant 426 crate engine is being displayed both on a plinth and in the engine bay of a custom 1968 Dodge Charger named, appropriately enough, "Super Charger."

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Mopar actually built a running stand for the Hellephant 426 to power up on and wow the crowds in Las Vegas.

It's really, really loud.

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The engine features an aluminum block with plenty of gusseting for improved strength, forged internals and, of course, a massive 3.0-liter supercharger. 

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An available engine kit ($2,195) includes includes a preprogrammed powertrain control module (PCM), power distribution center, engine wiring harness, chassis harness, by-wire accelerator pedal, ground jumper, oxygen sensors, charge air temperature sensors, fuel pump control module and cam bus interface.

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The Hellephant 426 gets its own evocative logo.

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The Hellephant crate motor goes on sale for $19,000 in early 2019.

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