Chrysler Launches Special 50th Anniversary Hemi Product Line

With celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the iconic 426 Hemi engine already underway, Chrysler and Mopar are launching an exclusive merchandise product line featuring the brand new 50 Years of Hemi logo.
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The product line consists of more than 50 unique items and include merchandise such as clothing, decorative lighting, clocks and even stools and pub tables. Can’t a afford a 1970s Hemi? No problem, you can have that Hemi Orange elephant logo on several products.

For instance, Mopar offers a 50th Anniversary neon sign at $395.00, a medallion with a wooden display box for $83.95 and special journal books for only $16.95. You can even have a Hemi-branded 17-inch wall mirror if you’re willing to spend $72 for it.

As far as clothing goes, enthusiasts can choose from V-neck t-shirts, lightweight pullover hoodies, color-block pullover hoodies and knit jackets for prices between $26.95 and $54.95. All new items are available as we speak via

“We have many unique items to give fans another way to join us in celebrating the revolutionary engine that inspired a long line of quality products in our brand’s portfolio and became such a vital part of Mopar’s heritage,” said Tricia Hecker, Marketing Director — Mopar. “We’re really happy with the variety and selection of items we are offering to true fans of the iconic HEMI.”

Introduced in 1964, the 426 (7.0-liter) V8 Hemi engine won the NASCAR championship the same year and helped Don Garlits break the 200 mile per hour (322 km/h) barrier in quarter mile drag racing. The engine was offered in production vehicles beginning 1966 and became a musclecar era icon.

The list of street vehicles that were powered by “The Elephant’ include the Dodge Coronet, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Plymouth Belvedere, Plymouth Barracuda or the Plymouth Road Runner.
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