Fiat Chrysler Vehicles by no means gave Hellcat energy to the Chrysler 300 from the manufacturing facility, however that did not cease one proprietor from doing it themselves.
YouTuber TalonTSi97 captured this 2014 300 SRT8 with a Hellcat engine block and twin turbochargers from Hellion. Evidently, it is fairly a beast. The hooked up video reveals the hopped-up sedan clip off the quarter-mile in 10.21 seconds at 142 mph. One other go yields a 10.18-second go at 144 mph. Lastly, the proprietor ends the day with a formidable 10.11-second go at 145 mph.
In accordance with the video, the unknown proprietor plans to make some modifications this 12 months to hopefully push the DIY Chrysler 300 Hellcat into the nine-second territory.
The unique Chrysler 300 SRT8 was hardly a slouch with a 470-horsepower, 6.Four-liter Hemi V-Eight, however the pair of turbos and constructed Hellcat block seemingly have the sedan making greater than 700 horsepower. Sadly, Chrysler killed the 300 SRT8 in North America, but it surely lives on in different nations, together with Australia. Total, Chrysler has been eerily quiet concerning the 300’s future, and it stays simply certainly one of two new automobiles consumers will discover contained in the model’s showrooms. The Pacifica minivan is the second.
In 2017, studies claimed Chrysler had secret plans to drop a manufacturing facility Hellcat engine below the hood of the 300 however that did not pan out. The final we heard of the sedan, the mannequin might obtain a refresh this 12 months, however its future stays unsure. The mannequin is twinned with the Dodge Charger, which can supposedly be renewed on an up to date model of its present platform early subsequent decade alongside the Dodge Challenger.
For now, we’ll merely have to stay vicariously by way of house owners who determine the 300 can, and ought to be, a drag-strip monster.