Chrysler Adding Hemi to Three New Vehicles

December 20, 2003
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Three new or redesigned vehicles Chrysler plans for next year will offer
the 5.7-liter 340-hp Hemi V8 engine. The new models due to get the
engine will be the 2005 Chrysler 300C, Dodge Magnum and Jeep Grand
Cherokee.

The Hemi-equipped SUV will provide 47 percent more power than a
2004 model with a conventional V8. Other highlights include an
electronic limited-slip differential and independent front suspension.

Six other new models for next year are the redesigned Dodge Dakota
pickup, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUV, Chrysler Crossfire roadster,
convertible version of the PT Cruiser, diesel-powered Jeep Liberty and a
high-output version of the Dodge Ram pickup truck.

Dakota will have best-in-class horsepower, towing, torque and
overall interior space, plus the only full-time transfer case in its
class, according to Chrysler.

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