Mopar shows 800-hp V10 crate engine at 2011 SEMA Show

Chrysler Group LLC’s Mopar at the 2011 SEMA Show is showing off a new V10 Competition Crate Engine and Gen III V10 Performance Upgrade Kit. The 800-hp V10 Competition Series engine, part number P5155872 is designed specifically for drag racing.

Hand built, the Competition Series V10 features an aluminum block with aluminum cylinder heads.

“Designed for drag racing and pulling 695 lb. ft. of torque with an operating range of up to 7,000 rpm, these race-calibrated engines include a forged steel crankshaft with forged steel connecting rods and forged aluminum pistons with a compression ratio of 12.5:1,” Chrysler said in a statement. “All rotating components have been balanced for maximum performance at the track.”

The package includes JTEC controller with race calibration and engine harness.

Also, enthusiasts looking to add up to 150 horsepower from their Gen III Dodge Viper can now bolt on a Performance Upgrade Kit, part number P5156137. to the stock V10 engine. All necessary hardware and gaskets are included.

– By: Omar Rana