It’s tempting to get greedy and wonder: Why doesn’t the TRX get the fully hellish 707-plus horsepower? Because it needs a deep-sump truck oil pan capable of guaranteeing proper lubrication at wild off-roady angles and new exhaust manifolds. To cope with potential off-road dust and dirt, its intake features upper (hood scoop) and lower (grille) ram-air intake paths that make a U-turn to cause dust and debris to fall out. The alternator mounts way up high to support the truck’s 32-inch wading depth.
Also, only Dodges get Hellcats. Jeep doesn’t call the engine in the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk a Hellcat, either.
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