The 1,000 HorsePower – 1968 Dodge Charger

Dummbo is a 1968 Dodge Charger with 1,000 horsepower. Owner Shawn Davis drove the car from Colorado to be on AutotopiaLA.

You don’t see the Hellephant crate engine in many builds because it sold out so quickly due to intense demand and a small production run. Even though we can see why, it would still be great if it were a little more common (and it would probably be unrealistic to hope that Mopar would bring it back). AutotopiaLA recently featured a 1968 Dodge Charger, which puts the potential of this mill on full display.

 Since Southern California is where Shawn Davis lives and is where he is connected to the scene, that is where he typically profiles cars. But we’re glad the owner of this Hellephant Charger made the long drive from Colorado to be on the show. He contacts We’re assuming that many non-gearheads in Colorado assume the license plate has something to do with the man’s love of Disney or perhaps his opinions of other motorists (we’ve traveled through Colorado frequently; it’s possible they might feel bad). But those in the know know, particularly when they notice the Hellephant logos on the front grille and the bumble bee stripe.

Chrysler muscle car It’s great that Dummbo has vanity plates to let everyone know. This 1968 Charger is brutal-sounding and incredibly powerful, with 1,000 horsepower available. A significant improvement over the 383 horsepower the car had when the current owner purchased it. He had to work with a friend to complete a number of upgrades, but neither of them came from one of the major tuning companies. It’s always awesome to see the little guys put together an impressive build because it serves as a reminder that you don’t need to spend a lot of money or be well connected to own something like this.

Check out the video to find out more about the 1968 Dodge Charger known as Dummbo and to hear/see it in action.


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