Yes, the magical 707 number owed to the incredible 6.2-liter V8 HEMI engine used by the Dodge Challenger and Charger muscle cars I snow also available in the Ram 1500.
Only it’s not official and the project is most likely just a one-off. So is life. Because Fiat Chrysler Automobiles coming out with a Ram 1500 Hellcat is most likely the same as Sergio Marchionne finding that fabled company partnership, it appears the only solution lies with the unofficial mod from Midland Chrysler, found in Midland Ontario. The Canadian dealership will ask an arm and a leg – about $90,000 – to make the Ram 1500 one of the fastest pickup trucks in the world. This “Ramcat” has taken the 707-hp pill and even has a wide range of logos on the body to showcase its credentials when idling. With 650 pound-feet of torque on tap, you might worry about reliability – but these are professionals and chose a crate engine purchased from a South Carolina dealership for $45,000.
More importantly, the crate Hellcat engine is married seamlessly with the truck’s standard eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive transfer case. If you’re still waiting for the official truck from FCA wearing the Hellcat branding we can tell you the automaker is diligently working on the flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee model that could be titled “Trackhawk”.
Via Midland Chrysler