Jeep Gladiator-based 2020 Hennessey Maximus 1000 revealed with 1,000 horsepower

Jeep won’t ever promote a manufacturing Wrangler or Gladiator with a V-Eight beneath the hood because of crash-test issues. Nevertheless, Hennessey Efficiency Engineering will do it. Crash rules be damned.

The Texas-based tuning firm revealed the Jeep Gladiator Maximus 1000 on Wednesday with a supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V-Eight that conjures 1,000 horsepower stuffed beneath the hood. The engine makes 707 hp in inventory kind, so HPE needed to therapeutic massage extra energy from it. The specifics are slim, however HPE gave it an ECU tune, a brand new radiator, an upgraded gas system, new wiring harnesses, and a stainless-steel exhaust system to push the large energy quantity. All of these ponies movement by means of the Eight-speed automated transmission that comes elective within the inventory Jeep Gladiator.

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The Gladiator Maximus additionally positive factors particular entrance and rear bumpers, LED lights, and HPE’s personal 20-inch wheel design. The latter are wrapped in BFGoodrich off-road tires. In fact, HPE additionally upgraded the suspension to deal with the unbeaten path and the tuner has lifted the pickup a whopping 6 inches.

Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus

We do not have pictures of the inside, however the cabin sports activities customized leather-based upholstery with “Hennessey” and “Maximus” embroidery.

HPE will start manufacturing of the last word Gladiator, as the corporate calls it, this July and construct simply 24 of them. The 1,000-hp mid-size pickup is not low cost, both. Then once more, nothing from HPE comes cheaply. Every instance will value $200,000 and that worth features a donor Jeep Gladiator. 

Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus

Hennessey Jeep Gladiator Maximus

With solely 24 deliberate, HPE mentioned it is going to construct two Maximus pickups monthly till the manufacturing run is over.

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