Dodge M4S

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Dodge M4S Turbo Interceptor PPG Pace Car
Dodge M4S Turbo Interceptor.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Dodge (Chrysler)
Model years 1984
Designer Bob Ackerman
Body and chassis
Class Concept car, Sports coupe
Body style 2-door coupe
Layout Mid-engine, rear-wheel drive
Powertrain
Engine 2.198 litres (134.1 cu in) Cosworth-headed 16-valve I4 cylinder twin-cam w/dual Garrett T25 turbochargers
Transmission Liberty-modified Chrysler five-speed transaxle
Dimensions
Wheelbase 100.3 in (2,548 mm)[1]
Curb weight ~2,550 pounds (1,160 kg)

The Dodge M4S is an American high performance prototype sports coupe originally engineered designed and built by Dodge in 1984 as a technology demonstrator vehicle. It was designed by then chief designer of Dodge, Bob Ackerman.[1]

The car was made famous by its appearance in The Wraith, a 1986 supernatural film. The mid-engined car had a tested and confirmed top speed of 194.8 miles per hour (313.5 km/h)[1] and could go from 0 to 60 miles per hour (97 km/h) in 4.1 seconds, with more than 440 horsepower (330 kW) under the hood coming from its relatively small displacement (especially by American standards) 2.2L 4 cylinder forced induction engine.[2][3]

The car has since gained an enthusiast cult following, prompted by the fame it gained from appearing in the above-mentioned American 1986 motion picture The Wraith.[4][5]

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