In an exciting announcement for enthusiasts, Mopar’s Direct Connection, Dodge’s renowned performance products line, has revealed that the powerhouse behind the 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170, the HELLEPHANT C170 Crate HEMI® Engine, will be available for purchase in Q1 2024. This marks a significant milestone for the brand, showcasing its commitment to pushing the boundaries of performance engineering.
Direct Connection, known for its cutting-edge products, is not only introducing the HELLEPHANT C170 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI Long Block, but also a series of other impressive long blocks, set to hit the market in early 2024. This lineup promises to elevate the performance capabilities of Dodge vehicles to new heights.
The second edition of the Direct Connection parts catalog, now available for digital download on DCPerformance.com, is a treasure trove of information for enthusiasts. This comprehensive catalog not only features product and pricing details but also showcases the entire Direct Connection portfolio. With recent additions like superchargers and transmission kits, the catalog is a testament to Direct Connection’s commitment to modern performance, crate engines, and vintage muscle parts.
Tim Kuniskis, Dodge CEO, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “The Dodge Direct Connection portfolio continues to expand since its relaunch in March 2022. New Direct Connection Long Blocks, as well as the availability of the Direct Connection C170 Crate Engine in early 2024, join new initiatives recently announced, such as more than 20 new co-branded premium car detailing and car wash products under the Direct Connection/Jay Leno’s Garage banner. Even more growth for Direct Connection is in store for 2024.”
To sweeten the deal for customers, participating Dodge Power Brokers dealerships are currently offering an enticing Direct Connection Crate Engine promotion, providing up to $1,000 off the purchase of a Direct Connection Crate Engine. This offer is valid through the end of 2023, presenting a fantastic opportunity for enthusiasts to get their hands on these high-performance engines.
Here’s a sneak peek at the exciting new offerings from Direct Connection slated for Q1 2024:
HELLEPHANT C170 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI Engine:
- This engine, the beating heart of the world’s most powerful muscle car, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170, will be available through Direct Connection.
- The fully assembled engine boasts a host of upgrades, including a new 3.0L IHI supercharger, an improved intercooler, and a larger snout for increased boost.
- MSRP: $27,695
HELLEPHANT C170 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI Long Block:
- Engineered to optimize cylinder pressure capability and deliver maximum performance on premium or E85 fuel configurations.
- Capable of an astonishing 1,025 horsepower and 945 lb.-ft. of torque on E85 ethanol blend.
- MSRP: $18,995
HELLcrate Redeye 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI Long Block:
- Takes performance up a notch, delivering an impressive 807 horsepower and 717 lb.-ft. of torque.
- Includes key engine assembly components.
- MSRP: $12,995
HELLcrate 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI Long Block:
- Boosts performance to 717 horsepower and 656 lb.-ft. of torque.
- Comes complete with essential engine assembly components.
- MSRP: $9,495
392 Crate HEMI Long Block:
- The starting point for unlocking a potent 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque.
- Includes critical engine assembly components.
- MSRP: $6,995
345 Crate HEMI Long Block:
- The foundation of the legendary 345 HEMI engine found in the 2015 and newer Dodge Challenger.
- Capable of unleashing 383 horsepower and 417 lb.-ft. of torque.
- MSRP: $4,495
HurriCrate Cat 3 Twin Turbo Crate Long Block:
- Delivers up to 550 horsepower and a max of 531 lb.-ft. of torque at just 3,500 rpm.
- Employs state-of-the-art engineering and technologies for optimal performance.
- MSRP: $8,995
HurriCrate Cat 1 Twin Turbo Crate Long Block:
- Capable of up to 420 horsepower and 468 lb.-ft. of torque by 2,500 rpm.
- Derives from the advanced 3.0L Hurricane twin-turbo engine.
- MSRP: $6,495
For complete information and specifications on Direct Connection Long Blocks and Crate Engines, visit DCPerformance.com. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the pinnacle of performance engineering with Direct Connection’s latest offerings.