Yeah, It’s Got a Hemi!
Sep 12, 2020—Apr 25, 2021
Location: Throughout the Museum
Most people associate the word “Hemi” with Mopar/Chrysler vehicles; however, there are many more vehicles that have a “Hemi” engine that might surprise you!
The term “Hemi” refers to hemispherical combustion chambers – learn more about these robust engines and the vehicles they power at our “Yeah, It’s Got a Hemi!” Exhibit.
Ardun Hemi Webcast:
On February 20, 2021, EMMR Curator and racing champion Lynn Paxton discussed the Ardun Hemi and his conversations with Zora Arkus Duntov. If you didn’t have the opportunity to join us, you can view the recorded webcast here. Lynn covered many interesting topics related to the Ardun Hemi and his conversations with Zora Arkus Duntov. Some of the notable topics included
- Ties to Chevrolet, Chrysler, and other manufactures’ designs.
- Ardun Hemi conversion rarity
- Zora Arkus Duntov’s Ardun R&D on US dirt tracks
- Earliest Hemis
- The first Hemi win at Indy