Before undertaking any sort of tuning on your car it’s always good to establish a baseline, ensuring any changes you make result in a measurable improvement.
Struggling to place the Demon? Think Dodge Challenger Hellcat, the 707bhp retro-styled muscle car, but granted even more power and a chassis set up for nine-second, 225kph 0.40km (quarter-mile) runs with just a few small tweaks from showroom floor specification.
If you’re wondering where Hennessey could go with such a car, then think engine tuning, new headers and supercharger upgrades, taking the power beyond the stock 808bhp and into the 1000-1500bhp realm – with drag-suitable upgrades like parachutes and roll-cages also in the works.
All were achieved on a fairly new, tight engine, so there’s undoubtedly more to come. A lot more, when Hennessey begins its part-swapping, which should begin very soon. More videos are sure to be on the way.
This article originally appeared at evo.co.uk
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