The 5.7L HEMI V8 engine is not as large and menacing as among the largest engines which have made their means right into a Charger. Nevertheless, this substantial powerplant stays a sturdy possibility for delivering large horsepower and pace to the car. It additionally performed an integral position within the revamp of the Charger namesake in 2006. This locations it in particular firm amongst among the most iconic Charger engines, whatever the energy figures or different metrics. Nonetheless, it helps that the 5.7L mannequin certainly gives large energy and has proven its reliability time and time once more. For one factor, this HEMI engine has been the go-to energy possibility for a lot of new police automobiles patrolling American streets.
The V8 HEMI is discovered within the R/T Charger builds and gives 370 horsepower alongside 395 lb.-ft. of torque. That is greater than sufficient to construct severe pace when the second requires it, and the engine permits a Charger to clock a 0-60 time in simply 5.2 seconds.
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