When Mopar’s Best Isn’t Good Enough

Sometimes that old slant six just doesn't give your Mopar that "oomph" you're looking for. What to do? A V8 swap would be nice, but there's all that tedious matching of motor mounts, transmission, driveshaft, yada, yada, yada. And even then, you're just another guy with a V8 Mopar. What's left? Viper V10? Done already. You need something that will really get the neighbors talking, but you're at a loss.

When that happens to me, I like to turn to my second favorite automobile engine of choice. The supercharged Rolls Royce Merlin V12. Here's a prototype I made up the other day using a 1958 Plymouth Belvedere model.

Now all I need is a donor Belvedere and P-51 Mustang...
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