Michelin Presents Wallpaper Wednesday: 700hp Worth of Tire Smoke!
Yesterday, my Facebook feed was filled with two basic posts. The first one was “Oh no, America isn’t in the World Cup anymore!” But the second? That post one was something I actually cared about: “Holy crap! The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has 707 horsepower! Oh my God!”
While I obviously think this is awesome, I can’t say I’m super surprised. Seriously, did you think that Ma Mopar was going to let an engine called the Hellcat—the first factory force fed product—post anything less than stupendous figure? Because I didn’t. This escalation proves that the horsepower wars are far from over—and that’s good news for everyone who loves the smell of gasoline and tire smoke.
Head to the Forum to chime in about this smokey tribute to American awesomeness! >>
presented by Michelin
Bringing multiple performances together with innovative technologies to deliver the total performance all drivers need — that’s Michelin® Total Performance™. Michelin is dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,200 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in 16 locations.