I've got a buddy in europe who is a photographer for “Auto Italia” http://www.auto-italia.co.uk/
He posted some video of the 'mule' version of what he says is the platform for the 2014 'cuda. It is most certainly a V8, and looks like it can compete with the best of the best in the world! Now, keep in mind it may look like a totally different car (but a Fiat/Chrysler none-the-less), but that is the purpose of a "mule"....Here it is on the track:
Now in case you might think that the sound is overdubbed, here is shot of the engine:
Please do not pepper Dan Z. with questions about this car, as he is prohibited from speaking about any new product. BUT take a look at the that "RADAR RED" interior, and draw your own conclusion!