NASHVILLE – The Chrysler Group’s Hemi 5.7L V-8 may be the most famous engine in the nation, but Chrysler is drawing the line on the expanding list of vehicles using the deal-clinching power plant. The engine isn’t in the plan for Dodge’s all-new ’05 Dakota midsize pickup. All-new Dakota has class-exclusive V-8, but not the Hemi. The ’05 Dakota will have a class-exclusive V-8 as an option when it goes on sale in October, but it won’t be the Hemi. Instead, Dakota will offer Chrysler’s ...
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