Here's How the Jeep M-715 Five-Quarter's 700+ HP Engine Sounds

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With the M-715 “Five-Quarter” concept, Jeep somehow turned the already perfect M-715 military truck into something even perfect-er. Among modifications that contributed to bringing this Jeep into the pantheon of legendary concept Jeeps is the Hellcrate engine. Here’s how it sounds.

There’s really not much I can add to the video above. The over 700 horsepower 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 “Hellcrate” sounds better at idle than the standard 2020 Jeep Gladiator sounds at redline.

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That’s not saying much, since naturally aspirated V6s are among the most boring sounding motors out there, but the Hellcrate is the total opposite. It’s raw, combining the throaty roar of a V8 with the sinister high-pitched sound of a blower.

It’s perfect. And so is pretty much the whole truck.

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Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio