CHELSEA, MI – The Hemi engine’s back from Chrysler Corp.’s past, but this time it’s thanks to a little help from its friends. Chrysler’s merger friends, that is, at DaimlerChrysler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit. The claim to fame for the all-new ’03 Hemi Magnum V-8 – to be launched this fall in DC’s all-new Dodge Ram heavy-duty pickups – is its unique hemispherically shaped combustion chambers. But an equally engaging design feature is the twin-sparkplug arrangement that makes for outstanding ...
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