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New York: Steve Saleen's SMS 570X ups the ante with 700 supercharged horses

by Chris Paukert (RSS feed) on Apr 9th, 2009 at 6:57PM

Under the bright sunlight of the Javits Center's Crystal Palace atrium, Steve Saleen took the covers off of his latest creation, the SMS 570X. The Dodge Challenger-based muscle car registers a few rungs above the 570 that we first viewed at its Orange County unveiling in January. Where that car was fitted with a 5.7-liter V8, the 570X utilizes a 6.0-liter engine, reportedly good for 700 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque - plenty of gumption to roast those wide and flat 20-inch meats. The engine includes lots of forged bits (pistons, crankshaft, con-rods, etc.) lurking beneath new... Read More

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