SMS 570X Challenger: 700 HP With “Minor” Modifications

How do you get a 5.7 Hemi to make 700 HP? With a whopping great big supercharger, that's how. But don't worry, the rest of the SMS 570X Challenger has been suitably beefed up, too.


The press release follows:

Steve Saleen and his company SMS are well on the way to production with the first vehicle in
the line of Signature Series ultra-high performance vehicles. The SMS 570 Challenger will
be the first vehicle with a host of aesthetic and functional innovations including the patented
SMS Red Butterfly Induction™ hood and a full compliment of SMS ultra-high performance
components including: drivetrain, suspension, aerodynamics, tires, wheels and interior.

Steve Saleen presents the SMS 570 Challenger

The fully certified and street legal SMS 570 Challenger and SMS 570X Challenger will be
based off the 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T platform and will feature a SMS designed and
engineered SMS 296 Supercharger atop the 5.7L Hemi, with power ratings from 500 to over
700 horsepower respectively.

Steve Saleen presents the SMS 296 Supercharger

The MSRP's for the 2009 SMS 570 Challenger and SMS 570X Challenger are targeted to
start at $64,870 to $84,970 respectively with production commencing in 2008. Both models
will carry a bumper-to-bumper factory warranty.

This is an exciting opportunity for the Mopar community to finally take part in the ultra-high
performance niche production vehicle market! So act now to reserve yours.

Steve Saleen presents the SMS 570 Challenger

Each of these limited edition vehicles will be personally signed by Steve Saleen as part of the
Signature Series product line, complete with unique badges and graphics. Production
numbers will be limited per year depending on the model, so the opportunity to be one of the
few owners is limited to a first come first served basis. So act now, by placing your pre-
production orders though any Dodge dealer in the US. Or call us directly for more details.

We are a niche manufacturer of lifestyle ultra-high performance vehicles, technical
performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel. We design, engineer, test, certify,
manufacture and assemble all our own products and vehicles.

"I am drawing upon 25 years of rich experience in the automotive industry to address
the rapidly expanding global market of automotive lifestyle vehicles, technical
performance parts, accessories and apparel" explains Steve Saleen, Chairman and

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