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by Rex Sanchez Engine

America’s Most Wanted 4×4 also has other supercharged V8s in its product range.

America’s Most Wanted 4×4 offers Jeep Gladiator owners a chance to go ham with a Hellephant engine conversion, which provides a whopping 1,000-horsepower powertrain and engine calibrations.

Mopar Performance’s Hellephant engine is the most potent version of a Hellcat V8 mill found in the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 – the most powerful muscle car in the world. The engine swap offer is applicable to the Wrangler, too, so SUV and pickup truck owners can get a feel of the engine’s outright power through the Jeep tuning specialist.

The AMW 1000 Hellephant engine is a 7.0-liter (or 426 cubic-inch) V8 with a 3.0-liter supercharger, making 1,000 hp and 950 lb-ft of torque. It has a 4.125-inch bore, a 4.0-inch stroke, and a 10.9:1 compression ratio, allowing pump gas use.

The engine has aluminum cylinder heads on top of the all-aluminum block with four-bolt main caps, a forged crankshaft, forged aluminum pistons, and powdered metal rods with floating pins. Other specs include a hydraulic roller camshaft and an eight-speed TrackHawk 8HP95 automatic transmission.

AMW4x4 didn’t specify the exact pricing for this insane engine conversion. One thing is for sure, though: the V8 conversion will not be cheap, considering that the Hellephant crate engine in itself is priced at nearly $28,000.

However, the tuner offers relatively more affordable engine packages, including an 840-hp 6.2-liter AMW 840 Demon supercharged engine for $65,495 and a 707-horsepower 6.2-liter AMW 707 Hellcat supercharged engine for $56,495.