It's been rumored for a while, so it's not that surprising, but Dodge has officially announced the death of the Viper. To celebrate the Viper's 25th birthday and its last year of production, Dodge is going to build five limited-edition Viper models.
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A replacement for the Jeep Compass and Patriot small SUVs is in the works, but it won't arrive until sometime in 2017. This means that Chrysler is going to continue to produce the long in the tooth Compass and Patriot until early 2017.
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The Chrysler 300 has been one of the shining lights in the Chrysler lineup for years, but Chrysler may be working on a successor that will be dramatically different than today's rear-wheel drive sedan. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne recently hinted that the 300's replacement could share the same front-wheel drive platform as the new Pacifica minivan.
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If you're in the market for a bright yellow truck, Ram has your answer - the limited edition 2016 Ram 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport. The very limited-edition (only 2,500 will be built) Ram 1500 features unique interior colors, body-colored accents and most importantly, bright yellow paint.
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Dodge has announced that it is simplifying the 2016 Dart's lineup to just three models: Dart SXT Sport, Dart Turbo and the Dart GT Sport. The 2016 Dart also starts at a lower price at $17,995.
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New photos of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk have leaked online, ahead of the SUV's debut next week at the New York Auto Show. Before you get too excited, this isn't the Hellcat supercharged V8 version that we're waiting for.
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Following the success of the "Plum Crazy" purple, "B5 Blue" and "Sublime" green Dodge Charger and Challenger models, Dodge has unveiled a new Go Mango exterior paint for the 2016 Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT.
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Chrysler has released the fuel economy specs for the 2017 Pacifica minivan, which now gets up to 28 mpg on the highway - a rating that is unsurpassed in its segment. That rating also represents a 12 percent improvement over the old Town & Country.
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has released its revised five-year plan today, which has some brings some big updates to its midsize and compact sedan offerings.
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Chrysler has basically owned the minivan market since it created it in the 1980s with the Town & Country, Caravan and Voyager models. Now over 30 years later the segment has largely cooled off, so Chrysler is hoping to reinvent the segment with an all-new minivan that has debuted today at the Detroit Auto Show - the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica.
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One of Jeep's brand objectives is that all of its products must be capable off-roaders (or at least have a variant that is up to the task). But how to do you do that with a subcompact SUV like the Renegade? We set out for a week long test to find out if the new baby Jeep is up the task. While it may look the part, we wanted to find out if it had real Jeep capabilities. In terms of the competition, right now there isn't much, as the subcompact SUV segment is just warming up. The Nissan Juke, Mini Countryman, and Buick Encore are the established entrants; the Chevrolet Trax just joinged the fray this year; and the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 are starting off.
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Jeep is bringing two new special edition models to the LA Auto Show next week, the 2016 Grand Cherokee SRT Night and the 2016 Wrangler Backcountry. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night adds a blacked out appearance to the high-performance SUV and the Wrangler Backcountry adds more off-road features to make the SUV even more capable during the winter months.
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It's being reported that the Dodge Viper may soon disappear, since it's being reported that the sports car will end production in 2017. Automotive News is reporting that the Viper's fate was sealed in Fiat Chrysler's new contract with the UAW.
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Several SUVs have rear tailgates that open with the swift kick of a foot underneath the rear bumper and now its being reported that Chrysler is going to take the technology a step further. A new report claims that the 2017 Town & Country minivan will get foot-operated rear sliding doors.
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Dodge has announced that it will soon start taking orders for the 2016 Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats. Due to the overwhelming demand for the 2015 models, Dodge is going to more than double production of both models.
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Chrysler has announced that it is starting to take orders for the new Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, which can be powered by either a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine or a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine.
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Ram has unveiled the updates to the 2016 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups, with one of the biggest updates being the tweaks to the Cummins 6.7L diesel, which now generates 900 lb-ft. of torque. Ram says that it's the most torque ever offered in a mass-production vehicle.
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There have been rumors about the Jeep Grand Cherokee one day getting the 707-hp Hellcat engine, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has yet to confirm anything. Now sources claim have confirmed that the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is on its way and FCA is currently testing mules under a top secret project called Project K.
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It's being reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is going to give dealers a sneak peek at the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer this summer, during its biennial dealer show.
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Ram has announced the pricing for the 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel, which starts at $43,985 and the Ram 1500 Laramie Limited, which starts at $51,870. Both prices include the $1,195 destination charge.
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Chrysler is giving Dodge Charger R/T owners a very limited chance to modify the look and performance of the 2015 Dodge Charger R/T with a new Mopar '15 performance kit. The Mopar '15 kit is a street-legal performance package that includes the Scat Pack Performance Stage Kit 1, as well as a front strut tower brace with caps and bright pedal kit. The kicker is that only 50 units will be available with pricing starting at $3,550.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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