Hennessey Will Now Build You A 1,000-HP Convertible Camaro ZL1 Exorcist

by Martin Bigg
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But it isn't cheap.
The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been hogging the headlines this year, and for good reason. As we’re sure you’re aware by now, the drag-focused Demon is the most extreme SRT model Dodge has ever built, packing a 6.2-liter V8 with 840 hp and 770 lb-ft of torque which is the most powerful engine ever fitted to a production car. In retaliation, Texas-based tuner Hennessey created the aptly named monster called The Exorcist designed to outrun the Demon on the drag strip.
Hennessey Will Now Build You A 1,000-HP Convertible Camaro ZL1 Exorcist
Based on the already insane 650-hp Camaro ZL1, The Exorcist cranks out 1,000 horsepower thanks to its larger supercharger and reworked engine.
The Exorcist now has another advantage over the Demon – there’s a convertible option. Should you want to make your drop top Camaro ZLR even more extreme, Hennessey will happily give it the Exorcist treatment.

Hennessey Will Now Build You A 1,000-HP Convertible Camaro ZL1 Exorcist
Among the upgrades included in the tuning package are a larger supercharger with 14 psi of boost pressure, upgraded camshafts, ported factory cylinder heads, long-tube stainless steel headers, custom engine management and a high-flow air induction system. The hardtop Exorcist can sprint from 0-62 mph in under three seconds with drag radials and can do the quarter mile in less than 10 seconds. Hennessey has released a video of the convertible Exorcist hooked up to a dyno, allowing us to enjoy its screaming V8 in all its glory. Track testing is said to start soon, so it shouldn’t be too long before we find out the open-top monster’s performance figures.

Hennessey Will Now Build You A 1,000-HP Convertible Camaro ZL1 Exorcist
The only downside? The ZL1 convertible starts at $69,000 and the original Exorcist package cost $50,000. That brings the total to nearly $120,000, so it certainly isn’t cheap compared to the $85,000 Demon. But you can’t get a convertible Demon, so this is really your only option if you want an open-top muscle car with such extreme performance.

Hennessey Will Now Build You A 1,000-HP Convertible Camaro ZL1 Exorcist



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by Martin Bigg
Hennessey Will Now Build You A 1,000-HP Convertible Camaro ZL1 Exorcist