The 1953 Red Ram engine was the first Dodge motor to use hemispherical (Hemi) combustion chambers. This dome-like structure produces more power than its "flat" cylinder cousins. Chrysler's first Hemi motor was the FirePower engine, developed a few years earlier, but the Red Ram was the first for the Dodge brand.
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