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At first, one might imagine this rendering is simply a manifestation of the Internet's love for mashups. However, it should only be a matter of time until some eccentric shop out there shoehorns the supercharged HEMI into the Japanese sportscar.

Then again, I'm not expecting a Hellcat-swapped Supra to show up this year, for instance.

You see, while the supercharged 6.2-liter V8 is offered as a crate engine, making it fit in the Supra, gearbox matters and all, would require serious fabrication work.

The scale footprint of the Mopar motor would obviously upset the weight distribution, but this hasn't stopped aficionados from doing it in the past - here's a Prius that has given up on its hybrid nature for a Hellcat V8.

As mentioned above, though, the aftermarket side of the industry has other priorities at the moment, so it is unsurprisingly focused on making the Mk V Supra quicker/faster. And they're doing a pretty good job, since the machine has already gone from its mid-12s factory status to the 10s quarter-mile league.

The said 1,320 feet time was achieved on the stock turbo of the B54 3.0-liter BMW straight-six, so now that the custom turbo gates are open, we should see the 9s runs arriving pretty quickly.

Of course, builders might not stop at the Hellcat. So, for instance, it wouldn't be that much of a surprise to see the new Toyota Supra being gifted with a Hellephant crate engine. After all, who doesn't like nicely rounded outputs (think: 1,000 ponies)?
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