426 Hemi The street Hemi version was rated at 425 horsepower with two Carter AFB carburetors. In actual dynomometer testing, it produced horsepower and 472 lb·ft torque in purely stock form.
Roadrunner lines were already highly successful and Superbird came as a modification to that. Surely this made The Plymouth Hemi Super Bird, one of the unbelievable vintage cars of all ages. The purpose of the new design was to convert it into a race car. The Superbird was holding a 426 cubic inch Hemi engine and a plenty of high performing MOPAR parts. Superbirds came on the market in the year 1970 with a total production of 135 units.
Cackle Cackle: Outside Building No. 4, Visitors Enjoyed The Sound Of A Supercharged Hemi Engine During Five “John Ewald Nitro Fire Ups” In Memory Of Longtime Drag Racer And Top Fuel Dragster Owner John Ewald. As You Might Expect, The Nightly Shows Brought A Lot Of Smiles From The Public.
Mostly Mopar Muscle — 1956 Chrysler 300B - 354 cubic inch Hemi engine...
A HEMI engine is a popular high-performance engine type. Learn about the history of the HEMI engine and see what sets a HEMI apart from other engine types.
Art’s daughter, Judy Pollard Dippel, sits in #31 sprint car Art drove in the past, now restored with its original Hemi engine (on display at WoS). Car builder/owner, Del McClure with Judy in the photo reflected on Art’s driving style, “Art was pushing all the time trying to find a hole to drive through the field. He was always charging, but using his head while he did it. Art was a hard driver, but you also have to be smart if you are going to make your living that way.”