Hint: do Demons even have hearts?
The Jeep Wrangler is already one of the toughest vehicles on the road, but when Rezvani gets ahold of it and transforms it into the Tank, it becomes even more hardcore. When the Tank first debuted, it was equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 producing 500 horsepower and commanded a price of $180,000.
Power was later upped to 707 hp with the addition of a supercharged Hellcat engine, bringing the price up to $300,000. Rezvani then came back down to Earth (kind of) with the addition of an "affordable" V6 model that cost just $146,000. But now the niche automaker is ready to release a new version of the Tank, which is set to be its best model yet.
Rezvani posted a teaser on its Instagram account, showing three shadowy images of the new Tank. Based on the photos, it doesn't appear like the Tank will change drastically compared to the current model. The hood looks like it now has a more complex shape but beyond that, the visual changes should be minimal. But there will be a major change under the hood.
Along with the three photos, the teaser says, "Spoiler Alert: Coming this summer... Over 1,000 HP, the all-new 2020 Tank. Accepting reservations now." Apparently, Rezvani has achieved this extraordinary power by dropping a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 under the hood, this time from the Dodge Demon, as part of the Tank X Package.
In the Instagram comments, Rezvani has also confirmed the 2020 Tank will have an all-new instrument panel, which should look different than the current Wrangler-based cluster. The previous Tank was based on the old JK Wrangler whereas this the 2020 Tank's will be based on the new JL model. Other new additions include a Fox Racing suspension setup and military-grade electromagnetic pulse protection.
"The vision was to offer a fresh design for a purpose-built, rugged, off-road capable vehicle that was muscular, well proportioned, and brand new; as exciting to the eyes as it is to drive," company CEO Ferris Rezvani said. If you'd like to order the 2020 Tank, Rezvani is now taking $2,500 fully refundable deposits with deliveries beginning in winter 2019. Expect to see a full reveal sometime this summer.
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