05 Jun Motor Trend – Hennessey Maximus 1000 Is A $200000 Hellcat-Powered Jeep Gladiator
Motor Trend – Hennessey Maximus 1000 Is A $200000 Hellcat-Powered Jeep Gladiator
We have to say, we were disappointed when we learned that Jeep wouldn’t put the Hellcat V-8 in the Gladiator’s engine bay. After all, a 707-hp drop-top off-road crew-cab pickup would be one of the most entertaining (and hyphenated) vehicles imaginable. Adding to our anguish is the fact that there’s space for the Hellcat engine inside the Gladiator: Jeep chief Tim Kuniskis has said it “fits like a glove.” Problem is, it doesn’t leave any space up front for crash compliance, so a production version would never fly. Fortunately, the lunatics at Hennessey Performance Engineering are here to—once again—give enthusiasts what they want … for a price. Continue reading Motor Trend’s article on their website.