Vroom Vroom... Jesse James Unveils His Dodge Polara
Honeywell Garrett pairs up with Roadster Shop and the famous motorcycle builder on his 1500HP Hot Rod
October 26, 2017
Car and motorcycle builder Jesse James unveiled his latest -- a one-off, twin-turbocharged 1964 Dodge Polara. HoneywellGarrett along with custom car builder Roadster Shop made the big reveal at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, NV.
Here are the details: Jesse's Polara is powered by a 426ci Wegner Motorsports-built Hemi, with a customintake manifold and titanium turbo manifold, connected to twin HoneywellGarrett GTX3582R turbochargers. Cooling is handled by an air-to-waterintercooler and a radiator built by Ron Davis. To put the power to the ground,the Mopar utilizes a Tremec T-56 transmission modified by Blower Transmission,coupled with a Driveshaft Shop driveshaft and a Strange Engineering rear end.
One of thestandout upgrades on the completely stripped interior is the set of bespokefiberglass seats mounted to custom bead-rolled floors, matched perfectly togauges by Classic Instruments.
On the outside, the 19” wheels provided byForgeline are wrapped with Nitto NT505R tires, backed by 14” Baer brakes tooffer plenty of stopping power for the big sedan. Bringing the entire buildtogether is Roadster Shop's signature Fast Track chassis with Penske coiloversand splined rear sway bars, giving the car completely modern handlingcharacteristics.