Chrysler HEMI
Legends Aug 31, 2015


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They don’t just call it a legend for just any old reason. The return of Chrysler’s “Hemi” engine in 2003 resurrected a blast from the past that began more than five decades ago. So named for its effective hemispherical (dome-shaped) combustion chambers, the “Hemi” was capable of ingesting huge volumes of air and fuel, essential for making high horsepower. During World War II, Chrysler’s 16-cylinder Hemi-headed engines were used to power fighter aircraft through the 500-mph barrier in level flight.

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