"We're going to Bonneville!
Purpose-built for land speed racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats, and running in the G/Blown Fuel Competition Coupe class, the HHR has been chopped seven inches, stretched in the hood four inches and converted from transverse front-wheel drive to longitudinal rear-wheel drive. The turbocharged and intercooled 2.0L Ecotec engine, producing in excess of 1000 horsepower, was designed and assembled by GM Performance. The powerplant drives an air-shifted five-speed transmission and a quick-change rear end. On its second-ever shakedown run the HHR went 208.690 MPH..."
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