We first rendered a custom Chrysler Pacifica Hellcat all the way back in 2020, practically begging the American automaker to put what was, at the time, its beefiest engine in its roomiest vehicle. Since then, some YouTubers have taken it upon themselves to try and make it an aftermarket reality, but now the original concept reemerges for something even more legendary—a Demon-powered van.
Back then, the Dodge-sourced Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 cranked out a very respectable 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, but Dodge has since taken it further with the special Demon models, powering all the way up to 1,025 hp in the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170. It’s that powertrain that’s now inspired SpeedKore and digital render artist Abimelec Design to illustrate a tuned Chrysler Pacifica they’ve dubbed the “Baba Yaga,” the name shared with an ogre from Slavic folklore that devours children.
From SpeedKore’s announcement on Instagram: “The [6.2L V-8] has been treated to what we’re calling the ‘Lilith Package.’ Named for the primordial mother of demons, the Lilith Package brings the supercharged [Hemi] to a proper 1,514 horsepower and channels it through an 8-speed ZF transmission before the Michelin wrapped SRT wheels deliver power to the pavement.”
The current Chrysler Pacifica sports a humble 3.6-liter V-6 good for 296 horsepower linked to a nine-speed automatic transmission, or 260 hp in the available hybrid model. The hybrid is only offered as front-wheel drive, and the gas-only model is available with all-wheel drive. It’s unclear which wheels will be driven on the SpeedKore “Baba Yaga” performance van, but we imagine it’d get most of the Demon’s rear-wheel-drive powertrain. The Instagram post did promise it would “roast some tires.”
SpeedKore’s render is chock full of aerospace-grade carbon fiber body panels and components, falling under the tuner’s philosophy of reducing weight and adding power. The custom body is outfitted with enlarged fender flares, a hood scoop, wider grille and fascia openings, darkened taillights, and SRT and Hellcat badging—and we doubt it’s keeping all of its interior seating, so forget about practicality.
This isn’t the first wild creation that SpeedKore and Abimelec Design have teamed up on—SpeedKore’s Instagram page has other wild and imaginative virtual builds—but a Demon-powered minivan cuts through the noise and gets our attention. After all, SpeedKore has the chops to pull this off, if so inspired—basically, they told us it’s something that’s mostly for fun, but could be built if the right circumstances arose. That said, there’s no timeline for even attempting the project as the company is full-up on work doing other cool builds.
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