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  • Hennessey Maximus Gladiator Gets a Hellcat

Hennessey Maximus Gladiator Gets a Hellcat

Shaun Ochsner
May 30, 2019
What happens when you take Jeep's newest vehicle and add a V-8 Hellcat engine to it? You get the ultimate Jeep Gladiator. Hennessey Performance did just that. They took a 2020 Jeep Gladiator and installed a 6.2L supercharged V-8 Hellcat engine. Hennessey calls the vehicle "baddassery on 4-wheels!"
Photo 2/3   |   Hennessey Maximus Jeep Rear
The Maximus Gladiator will have an eight-speed automatic transmission mated to a 6.2L supercharged Hellcat V-8 engine. Hennessey is also giving the Gladiator an HPE1000 engine upgrade, which is expected to produce 1000 hp and 933 lb-ft of torque. Hennessey also produced custom Maximus front and rear bumpers for the vehicle and added LED lights. The Gladiator will get Hennessey's exclusive 20-inch wheels with BFGoodrich off-road tires. The suspension system is also upgraded to a 6-inch lift. The inside is overhauled with a custom leather upgrade and custom Maximus embroidered seats.
"Our clients want exclusive, extreme vehicles that deliver a fun and exciting driving experience both on and off-road," said founder John Hennessey.
Photo 3/3   |   Hennessey Maximus Jeep Side
If you want one, you better hurry. Hennessey will only produce 24 examples of the Maximus Gladiator at a cost of $200,000. They are limiting production to two per month starting in July. The build time for each vehicle will take approximately four months.
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