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pentastar engine iconQuick-find guide:

Currently made or future engines

eTorque / Hurricane: GME turbo-foursHurricane
GME straight-six — Tornado?Tornado Six
6.2 Hemi: Supercharged Hellcat, 707 hp 
5.7 Hemi — the Ram and big-car standby5.7 hemi
Racing HEMI for NASCAR series
New-Hemi crate engine kits crate engine
Pentastar V6 Upgrade (PSU)Pentastar V6pug
World Gas Engine and TigerShark 1.8-2.0-2.4wge
Firefly and other GSE engines (2016+)firefly
6.4: the big truck Hemi V8truck hemi

Eight or Ten Cylinders

Hemi engines

5.7 liter Hemi V8 engine cutaway

The other V8s (in decreasing size)

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LA V8 engines (273, 318/5.2, 340, 360/5.9)

Six Cylinders

V6 engines

LH family:

2.7 - advanced little 1990s V6 2.7
3.2 - midrange LH engine, 1990s 3,2
3.3 workhorse V6, 1990-2010 3.3 Mopar V6
3.5 V6 - top Chrysler V6 in the 1990s, 2000s3.5 engine
3.8 V6 - stroked 3.3, 1991 to 2011 3.8 engine
4.0 V-6 - stroked 3.5, 2007 through 2011 4.0 V6

Truck engines:

3.9 truck engine, derived from the 318/3603.9 v6


Straight-six engines

GME straight-six — Tornado? 
4.2 and 4.0 I-6 - Highly competitive AMC/Jeep engines4-liter engine
Flat-head engines (pre-1960s)
- In an airport tug
230 cid L6 flat-head

Four Cylinders

In rough chronological order

2.4 liter “Big Neon” (cloud cars, minivans, PT)2.4
2.2 and 2.5 liter engines2.2 liter four
2.2 / 2.5 Turbos: 1980s-90sturbos
Chrysler’s Mini engine that turned into the Fiat E.TorQ (1.4, 1.6)
• also see export Neon 1.8
LA-based four cylinder racing enginela


Cummins diesel enginescummins diesels
VM Motori four-cylinder dieselsvm four cylinder diesel
VM 3.0 V6 dieselvm diesel
Perkins dieselsperkins

Alternative engines and fuels

Repairs and such

designing Valiant axles Designing Valiant axles: the 7 1/4 axle comes to life

General Engine Information



* Allpar is not affiliated with Chrysler, owner of the Mopar trademark.

Where does Chrysler get its engine names from? In recent years:

F-15 Eagle = 5.7 V8
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat = 6.2 V8
AH-64 Apache = 6.4 V8
F-20 Tigershark = 2.0L and 2.4L I-4
WC-135 Phoenix = Original name for Pentastar 3.2L and 3.6L
Hawker Hurricane (UK) = Upcoming GME turbo four
Panavia Tornado PA200, GR4, MRCA (UK) = Upcoming GME straight-six
Fairey Firefly (UK) = GSE four cylinders (Fiat)

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