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  • Oct 17th 2012 at 12:33PM
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Next in the lengthening line of comedian car enthusiasts is Jeff Dunham. A ventriloquist and Mopar fan normally spotted on video in the company of Achmed and Walter, for this video Dunham has put down the dummies and picked up a job: helping Chrysler and "a big shot with a t-shirt" put together a show car for SEMA.

Called Project Ultraviolet, it starts with a Dodge Challenger SRT8 purchased in downtown LA. The muscle car is being built to show off new technology and a brand new engine – declared "an amazing thing" in the video – that Chrysler will be unveiling in Las Vegas.

The first webisode detailing the genesis of the build is below. And since the crew is putting a new engine into Project Ultraviolet, we guess there's no need to cringe at Dunham's smoky, drift-happy mockery of the break-in period on that SRT8...

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      Mark Peterson
      • 2 Years Ago
      Okay, come on. That is a stretch calling Jeff Dunham a comedian.
      • 2 Years Ago
      who cares. he's a comedian. He has no say at all in what should be involved in creating a custom car. just some desperate publicity.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ugh, no... Just no.
      • 2 Years Ago
      turbo v6 hemi
      • 2 Years Ago
      Super Charged 6.2 Hemi V8!!!!
      • 2 Years Ago
      Could this be a sneak peak of what the next gen SRT8's might be powered by?
      • 2 Years Ago
      Jeff Dunham is a Mopar fan? Yep, that sounds about right.
      El Sunbird
      • 2 Years Ago
      They couldn't have picked someone funny?
      • 2 Years Ago
      • 2 Years Ago
      American car manufacturers have failed to adapt to market and thus will continue to fail (unless they keep getting funding stolen from the American people by Obamarama).
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