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Mopar unleashes 520kW “Hellcrate” crate engine at SEMA

Citing customer demand, Mopar has unleashed its new 6.2-litre supercharged Crate HEMI Engine Kit – nicknamed the “Hellcrate” at the 2017 SEMA Show. Producing a thumping 520kW and 881Nm of torque, the supercharged Mopar “Hellcrate” HEMI is the first-ever factory-backed crate engine kit. “Never before has a supercharged, factory-direct 707-horsepower …

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Google and FCA partner up to build self-driving Hybrid minivans

Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) group have today announced a partnership to integrate Google’s autonomous vehicle technology with Chrysler’s Pacifica hybrid minivan. This marks the first time that Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving system, including its sensors and software, into a passenger vehicle. …

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Chrysler 200 design flaw due to copying Hyundai’s rear entry point

Copying someone else’s work will only get you so far, eventually you’ll copy some mistakes; that’s just what happened to Chrysler with their 200 sedan. Earlier this month at the Detroit auto show, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne was put in the spotlight as to why the Chrysler 200 hadn’t received …

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2015 Chrysler 300 SRT Review

When we tested the Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core in 2013, we liked its simplistic and lunatic approach to performance. Unashamedly big in style and attitude, the SRT8 is stupendously powerful and roars so ferociously it rattles windows and sends pets yapping around the neighbourhood. For 2015, this big brash American …

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2015 Chrysler 300 Review

When the Chrysler 300 first hit the market in 2005, there’s nothing quite like it in the segment. It’s big, brash and bold, with loads of space on offer and a powerful engine to boot. Its mix of gangster-inspired looks and splashes of chrome made it stood out from the …

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Revised 2015 Chrysler 300 SRT returns to head line-up

The revised Chrysler 300 SRT has arrived in Australia, re-joining the local line-up as the performance hero of the range. Rivalling the locally built Holden Commodore SSV Redline and Ford Falcon XR8, the facelifted Chrysler 300 SRT has dropped the ‘8’ from its nameplate, but it is still V8-powered. Like …

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Revised 2015 Chrysler 300 arrives Down Under

The revised Chrysler 300 has arrived in Australia with even more dramatic styling and new features for 2015. The range has been simplified to just two models, with the slow-selling diesel variant dropped. The local line-up now consists of the 300C priced from $49,000 plus on-roads and the fully loaded …

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Chrysler launches 300 SRT Core Satin Vapour limited edition

Chrysler has launched a limited edition model of the 300 SRT flagship performance sedan. Based on the Chrysler 300 SRT Core the new special edition ‘Satin Vapour’ features a unique exterior style complemented by additional levels of standard equipment. Available in 3 colour choices – Billet Silver, Bright White or …

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Chrysler 300 revised for 2015

The Chrysler 300 has been refreshed for 2015 with revised styling, new features and improved fuel economy. Unveiled today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Chrysler 300’s purposeful exterior is now crafted with even more sculptural and expressive style for 2015, with a bolder front grille, revised front and …

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2014 Chrysler 300S Review

When we drove the Chrysler 300 last year, we liked its unorthodox ‘gangster-car’ styling, exceptional value and refinement. Chrysler has now broadened the appeal of its flagship sedan with the introduction of the 300S model. Taking the standard car’s “Imported from Detroit” style a step further, the 300S boasts an array of …

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2013 Chrysler 300 STR8 Core Review

Imagine a duffle bag stuffed full of fire crackers. Now, imagine throwing the bag into a cave and lighting it up. That’s what you get when you jab the Start button on the Chyrsler 300 SRT8 Core. The 6.4-litre HEMI V8 awakens with a thunderous roar that’s enough to set …

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SRT unleashes 507kW Viper GT3-R racer for US$459,000

Viper fans who want something more focused can rejoice now, as Chrysler Group has released this SRT Viper GT3-R racer, complete with a GT wing and race stripes. Based on the GTS-R race car that will mark Viper’s return to the 24 Hours Le Mans this weekend, the car was …

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Chrysler introduces entry-level 300 SRT8 from $56,000

Chrysler Australia has introduced the Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core to its local line-up, joing the 300 Limited, 300C and SRT8 in an expanded range. Developed specifically for the Australian market, the 300 SRT8 Core is positioned below the Luxury Car Tax threshold at $56,000. With a focus on pure performance, …

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