Meet Kevin Hart's New 1,000-HP SpeedKore Charger

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Hellephant power and a whole lot of attitude.

What do you when you fall off a horse? You get back on it. What do you do if your SpeedKore built Hellcat-Swapped Barracuda is written off in a crash that nearly killed you? You replace it with an even more potent Hellephant powered Charger built by SpeedKore, of course. That is exactly what comedian Kevin Hart has done, and his new classic Charger built by SpeedKore is as fast as it looks evil.

The Hellephant is a 1,000 horsepower V8 Dodge crate engine with 950 lb-ft of twist and the perfect engine for SpeedKore's Hellraiser model. SpeedKore didn't just squeeze the supercharged 7.0-liter V8 under the hood of a black 1970 Dodge Charger, connect it to an 8-speed automatic transmission from a Challenger SRT Demon, and call it a day, though.

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Like the SpeedKore's Evolution model, the Hellraiser Charger comes with an exposed carbon fiber body created using scans of the original 1970s Charger's body parts. They aren't exact replicas, however. SpeedKore has given the Hellcharger some subtle custom styling by the rain gutters for a cleaner look, fitted a custom taillight panel, and integrated the twin exhaust tips. The tips are at the end of a custom exhaust system, and there's more performance spec equipment under the bodywork. The bodywork is fixed to a custom frame, and power is spread to the wheels by a Ground Effects prepped Ford 9-inch rear axle. The chassis rides on Detroit Speed prepped C6 Corvette suspension at the front and custom a custom SpeedKore setup at the back. Stopping power is delivered by Brembo six-pot brakes at the front and four-pots at the rear.

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The interior is by Gabe's Custom Interiors and uses Recaro GT Sportster seats with red and black leather upholstery. After Hart's crash with the Barracuda, it was revealed the car had safety belts, but not harnesses. It didn't have a roll cage either, and the roof of the Barracuda was crushed in the crash. The Hellraiser has Simpson Racing 4-point harnesses attached to a rear roll bar. It also has more comfort and convenience-oriented features like modern air conditioning and a Focal and Kicker based audio system.

It's an incredible looking car, and we hope Hart has a lot better luck with it. If you want a SpeedKore Hellcharger of your own, you'll have to call and ask the price. We suspect you'll want to be sitting down when you do.

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