Jeep, Ram and Dodge getting new 500+HP “Hurricane” I-6 Engine



Jeep, Ram and Dodge getting a new engine despite the EV shift is an exciting thing. With automakers focusing on the future of electric vehicles, less attention is given to what companies are planning to offer in the meantime.

What’s New?

Jeep, Ram and Dodge New Hurricane Engine
New Hurricane Engine

Stellantis, the parent company of Jeep, Ram and Dodge has thrown some serious money and R&D into the all-new 3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-Six family of engines called the Hurricane. Less than 24 hrs after the leaks from Jeep’s configurator, the new engine made its official debut. This has been designed to match the output of V8 units and is 15% more efficient than an eight-cylinder.

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Power Outputs

Jeep, Ram and Dodge getting New Hurricane Engine
New Hurricane Engine

The new Hurricane engines are available in two power stages, the standard is a new 3.0 twin-turbo engine delivering more than 400 hp and 610 Nm of torque. This version uses cooled exhaust gas circulation and is optimized for the best fuel economy. The higher-output variant delivers 500+ hp and 780 Nm of torque with significant fuel economy during heavy workloads such as towing.

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The block is lightweight casted aluminium, with PTWA technology to spray vaporized steel alloy onto each cylinder wall. Resulting in a strong coating of an almost perfect metal-on-metal bond, with 10 times the wear resistance than traditional coatings and also 50 per cent thinner. The new spray liner had a mirror finish, said Bly.


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