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May 15, 2015

Jeep is getting a Range Rover rival

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Chrysler has reportedly confirmed plans to introduce a new luxury SUV for the Jeep brand that will rival other luxury SUVs, like the Range Rover. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed the news last week.

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May 12, 2015

2016 Dodge Viper ACR priced at $117,895

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A week after Dodge took the wraps off the "fastest street-legal Viper track car ever," the 2016 Viper ACR, Dodge has announced that it is now taking orders for the supercar. Pricing for the 2016 Viper ACR starts at $117,895 before the destination and gas guzzler tax fees are applied.

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May 8, 2015

2016 Dodge Viper ACR is the fastest street-legal Viper track car yet

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Dodge has just unveiled the ultimate street-legal, track-focused Dodge Viper yet - the 2016 Viper ACR. It's powered by the same 8.4L V10 engine with 645 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque, but a host of other upgrades make the Viper ACR one of the hottest street-legal race cars available.

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April 7, 2015

Ram rules out midsize pickup, deemed too costly

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The midsize pickup segment has been brought back from near extinction thanks to the introduction of the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups. Toyota has also revamped the Tacoma for the 2016 model year, but even though the segment may be getting hot again, Chrysler won't be rejoining it.

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March 24, 2015

Larger Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade in the works?

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It's being reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) wants to further expand its number of SUVs and will soon introduce larger versions of the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X.

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March 13, 2015

Ram reveals new limited-edition 1500 Sport buzz models

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Ram has announced that it will add two new Ram 1500 buzz models in Sport trim -- the Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport and the Ram 1500 Black Sport. The limited-edition trucks are available in Crew Cab 4x2 and 4x4. Among the standard features in the Sport trim, both trucks include a 395 horsepower HEMI V-8, 8-speed transmission, 3.92 gear set, dual exhaust, vented sport hood and 20-inch wheels.

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March 6, 2015

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler to get 3.0L diesel and eight-speed auto

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It's being reported that the next-generation Jeep Wrangler is going to be offered with a new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 as an option. The diesel engine will be paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission when the new Wrangler debuts in 2017.

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March 1, 2015

Jeep Renegade Hard Steel Concept revealed ahead of its Geneva debut

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Jeep has revealed the new Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept ahead of its debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show. The Hard Steel concept is based on the Renegade Trailhawk, but gets a few unique custom bits.

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February 12, 2015

2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited debuts in Chicago

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Ram has unveiled the new 2015 Ram Laramie Limited, which Ram says adds will be the "benchmark in truck opulence." With its upgraded materials, such as an all-black, full-leather seating, real wood interior components and unique badges, Ram Laramie Limited is a "black-tie" luxury alternative to the southwestern-themed Laramie Longhorn edition pickup.

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December 10, 2014

707-Horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Rated at 22 MPG

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Dodge has announced that the insane 707 horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is rated at 22 mpg on the highway. The 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat also earns EPA ratings of 16 mpg in combined driving and 13 mpg in the city.

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December 9, 2014

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee to Get Updated 3.6L V6

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Chrysler is reportedly working on some updates to its Pentastar V6 engines, which will see the addition of new technology like direct injection and turbocharging. The improvements will not only add more power, but will also increase the fuel economy of the V6 engines. The first model to get the updated V6 will be the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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November 30, 2014

2015 Dodge Viper GTS and TA 2.0 Pricing Released

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In an effort to improve sales of the Dodge Viper, Dodge lowered the starting price of the 2015 Viper by $15k to $84,995. Sales have improved and now Dodge has announced the pricing details for the Viper GTS and TA 2.0 models.

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November 24, 2014

2018 Jeep Wrangler Gets an 8-Speed Automatic

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There have been a lot of rumors about what we can expect for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler that is expected to be introduced for the 2018 model year. While we've heard reports about an aluminum body for the next Wrangler, one thing that is for sure that it will get a new eight-speed automatic transmission.

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November 19, 2014

2015 Chrysler 300 Facelift Premieres in LA

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Chrysler has revealed the updated 2015 Chrysler 300, which is having its debut today at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The changes aren't as dramatic as its cousin, the Dodge Charger received, but there are some small tweaks.

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November 14, 2014

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is On its Way to Dealers

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Dodge has announced that the first batch of 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats are on their way to dealerships. Dodge has already received more than 4,500 orders for the 707 horsepower Challenger.

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November 11, 2014

2018 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Will Rival Range Rover

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Jeep is finally going to bring back the Grand Wagoneer, which is expected to arrive for the 2018 model year. According to Jeep global brand director Michael Manley the Grand Wagoneer will sit at the top of the Jeep lineup and will rival Range Rover.

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October 24, 2014

2018 Jeep Wrangler Will Not Get a Unibody, Production to Remain in Toledo

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There have been lots of reports about what we can expect from the next-generation Jeep Wrangler, which is expected to arrive in 2017 as a 2018 model. There have been reports about an aluminum body to save weight, but one thing that is going to stay is its body-on-frame layout.

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October 20, 2014

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Keeps its Name for Now, 2016 May Get Trackhawk Name

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Earlier this year Chrysler announced that the SRT brand was going away and that the name would only be applied to Dodge's high-performance vehicles. But what did that announcement means for the Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT models?

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October 19, 2014

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Starts at $64,990

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Dodge has announced the pricing for the updated 2015 Dodge Charger, including the one that everyone wants - the 707-hp Charger SRT Hellcat. Pricing for the base Charger SE starts at $28,990, while the Charger SXT starts at $30,990 and the top dog Charger SRT Hellcat will set you back $64,990.

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October 15, 2014

Chrysler Teases its Mopar-Modified 2014 SEMA Lineup

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Chrysler has released a few teasers of its Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed to this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas.

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October 10, 2014

Jeep May Build SRT Versions of the Cherokee and Renegade

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Jeep may release high-performance SRT versions of the Cherokee and Renegade models, according to comments from Jeep CEO Mike Manley.

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October 7, 2014

Chrysler Trademarks "Trackhawk"- What Does it Mean for Jeep?

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Chrysler has reportedly registered the "Trackhawk" name, which is now raising speculation of what the name could be applied to in the Jeep lineup. Why Jeep? Well it's obviously linked to the Jeep "Trail Rated" off-road tuned models, but could the Trackhawk name be applied to a high performance model?

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October 6, 2014

Chrysler Town & Country Plug-in Hybrid Will Arrive in 2015

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Chrysler is going to release a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country minivan late next year, according to CEO Sergio Marchionne.

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October 3, 2014

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler May Get an Aluminum Body and Turbo Engines

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Jeep is reportedly considering adopting an aluminum body and smaller engines for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler, according to comments from Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne. At the Paris Motor Show, Marchionne revealed that some big changes may be in store for the Wrangler to reduce its weight and improve its fuel efficiency.

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October 2, 2014

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Red Vapor Limited Edition Debuts in Paris

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Jeep has unveiled the limited edition Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Red Vapor at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 30, 2014

Chrysler Bumps Up Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Production

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Chrysler has been struggling to keep up with demand for the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and now it's announced plans to boost production of the diesel-powered pickup.

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September 29, 2014

First 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Sells for $825,000!

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The first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was auctioned off this weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2014 auction where it was auctioned off for a whopping $825,000.

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September 18, 2014

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Rated at 22 MPG Highway

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With 707 horsepower on tap, you'd think that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat would be a gas hog, but Dodge has just announced that it is rated at 22 mpg on the highway, when it's equipped with the eight-speed automatic.

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September 16, 2014

Restyled 2015 Chrysler 300 Leaked?

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Chrysler is set to unveil the updated 2015 Chrysler 300 at the LA Auto Show in November, but is this our first look at the new sedan?

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September 8, 2014

2015 Dodge Viper Gets Massive $15K Price Cut!

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Dodge has announced that the 2015 Dodge Viper is getting a $15,000 price cut, which brings its starting price down to $84,995 before the destination fee and taxes are applied.

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September 2, 2014

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Now Packs 475-HP

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The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is returning for the new model year and the good news is that it now packs a bit more power. The 2015 Grand Cherokee SRT's 6.4L HEMI V8 now has 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft. of torque, which is up from 470-hp and 465 lb-ft. in the 2014 model year.

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2015 Dodge Viper SRT Gets New GT and TA 2.0 Versions

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The 2015 Dodge Viper SRT is getting a few updates for the new model year, which includes the addition of a two new versions and a little more horsepower under the hood.

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August 19, 2014

Supercharged Dodge Viper In the Works?

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According to one recent report, Dodge's engineers are currently working on a supercharged Dodge Viper. It's widely known that the Dodge Viper isn't exactly flying out of showrooms and with the arrival of the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat models, Viper sales may continue to slide unless Chrysler does something fast.

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August 14, 2014

Dodge Challenger SRT Trans Am Race Car Hits the Track This Weekend

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Chrysler's SRT Motorsports has unveiled a special Dodge Challenger SRT that will compete in the Trans Am Series this weekend.

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August 13, 2014

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Unveiled, Watch the Live Debut [VIDEO]

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As expected, Dodge has just unveiled the world's most powerful regular-production sedan - the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. With the same supercharged 6.2L V8 as the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the 707 horsepower sedan is the ultimate Charger.

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August 12, 2014

2015 Chrysler 200 Aces IIHS Small Overlap Safety Test and Earns its Highest Rating

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the 2015 Chrysler 200 its highest safety rating by naming it a 2014 Top Safety Pick +.

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August 7, 2014

2014 Dodge Durango Blacktop Unveiled

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Chrysler continues to expand its 'Blacktop' package and now it's available on the 2014 Dodge Durango.

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August 1, 2014

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to Debut at Woodward?

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It's been widely reported that the 2015 Dodge Charger is the next Chrysler vehicle to get the same 707-hp Hellcat engine as the Challenger SRT Hellcat, but until today we haven't known when it would debut. Dodge CEO Timothy Kuniskis has revealed on Detroit radio station 101 WRIF that Dodge has plans to until a new performance vehicle at the upcoming Woodward Dream Cruise, but he stopped short of stating if it will indeed be the Charger SRT Hellcat.

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July 28, 2014

2015 Dodge Viper Gets Horsepower Bump to 645-HP

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It's being reported that the 2015 Dodge Viper is getting a small horsepower bump to 645 horsepower. Unfortunately that means that the 2015 Viper will not be as powerful as the Challenger SRT Hellcat.

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First 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to be Auctioned for Charity

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Chrysler has announced that the first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will be auctioned for charity in September with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village.

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