Hennessey Maximus: The Ultimate Jeep Gladiator

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If you are crazy enough to wish for an off-road vehicle but with a performance like a hypercar, then the legendary American tuner, Hennessey Performance Engineering is ready to bring out your crazy desires to the real world.

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The Jeep Gladiator modification project is called the Maximus 1000. Hennessey Maximus 1000 succeeded in conjuring a Jeep Gladiator by immersing a hunk of 1,000 hp monster engines.


The first stage of modification is to replace the default Pentastar V6 engine of the Jeep Gladiator JT with a 6,200 cc V8 Hemi supercharger engine. The V8 engine nicknamed ‘Hellcat’ has a peak performance reaching 717 hp and a giant torque of 821 Nm.

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After that, Hennessey applied a modification kit with the HPE1000 code in the form of a stand-alone ECU which was able to order the latest fuel system from Hennessey to supply fuel more rapidly plus a cooling and exhaust system with a high performance set specifications. As a result, power has increased to reach 1,000 hp and 1,265 Nm of torque!

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The off-road capability on the Hennessey Maximus 1000 is also enhanced by applying a 6.2-inch lift kit, a custom rim with a 20-inch Beadlock wrapped in BF Goodrich All-Terrain KO2 series tires.

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The visual aspect is also made more frightening by using heavy-duty off-road bumpers on the front and rear, complete with additional LED lights mounted on the bumper and an LED bar mounted on the top of the windshield.

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Reportedly, the Hennessey Maximus 1000 will only be produced in a limited release which is exactly 24 units. The price tag is quite dramatic, which is around $ 200,000.

Hennessey Performance Engineering also provides a 3-year guarantee or around 36 thousand miles or equivalent to 48 thousand kilometers to guarantee the quality of workmanship on every Hennessey Maximus 1000 that is sold to loyal customers.

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Hennessey Performance Engineering takes about 4 months to build a Hennessey Maximus 1000. In addition, within a month, only two units of Hennessey Maximus 1000 will certainly come out of the Hennessey Performance Engineering headquarters located in Texas, United States.



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Richard Leon Percival

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