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Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for alternator fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for 9558 vehicles across its previous-model Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee lines over concerns a faulty alternator could cause the engine to stall, or pose a fire risk. The manufacturer reports that affected units may experience diode thermal fatigue due to cyclical loads induced by the power steering...

Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be the halo model for the brand in Australia

Australia has long been a vital market for the Jeep brand, and the imminent arrival of the heavy-hitting Grand Cherokee Trackhawk performance SUV is an indication of just how seriously Jeep takes its fans down under. FCA Australia boss, Steve Zanlunghi, was adamant from the outset that Australia needed to get the Trackhawk...

Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge

Jamie Standring, SRT's senior manager for powertrain engineering, told CarAdvice there’s a lot more going on under the surface of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk than merely generating bulk power and torque from the supercharged V8 engine. “Certainly packaging was one of the challenges,” Standring said...

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Circa $140k starting price likely

Although we're in the US this week to drive the maniacal new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the company has yet to reveal Australian pricing. By our calculations, though, the big beast will likely start with a price tag in the neighbourhood of $140,000. What we do know for sure is that the Trackhawk will go on sale in Australia in two variant forms...

CarAdvice podcast 56: Toyota unstoppable and Astra sedan detailed

This week, Mandy, Paul and Mike Stevens bring you all the latest car news and reviews. A CarAdvice exclusive reveals an airbag recall for Tesla, plus, details and price of Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series, 2018 Kia Stonic previewed in new sketches, and the Nissan Titan joins the Performax line-up in Australia...

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk confirmed for Australia, here in December

The manic Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk super SUV has been confirmed for the Australian market, locked in for a December launch. Powered by a 527kW/874Nm 6.2-litre supercharged V8 shared with the Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats, the flagship Grand Cherokee can sprint from 0-100km/h in just 3.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 290km/h...

Maserati Levante was almost a Jeep Grand Cherokee with bling

If it wasn't for a ballsy intervention by FCA boss Sergio Marchionne, Maserati's first SUV would have been based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Levante development had commenced on the Grand Cherokee platform, with over a year of progress before work was halted...

Hemi drag: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT takes on 1930s Hot Rod

A 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has gone head-to-head with a hot-rod coupe on one of Europe's finest drag strips, Santa Pod Raceway, and it's every bit epic. The 6.4-litre V8 Hemi-powered Jeep produces 344kW and 624Nm, which is helped along with launch control and all the high-performance technologies on offer...

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk revealed, Australian arm keen

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has finally been revealed, fusing the supercharged heart of the Hellcat-badged Dodge Challenger and Charger with the more practical body of an SUV. Under the bonnet is a 6.2-litre supercharged V8, developing 527kW of power and 874Nm of torque...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk confirmed for New York debut

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will make its debut at the New York motor show next week. Last week, Mike Manley, head of the Jeep brand, told Autoblog and other outlets that the high-powered Grand Cherokee will be unveiled at the Big Apple's annual automotive shindig. He wouldn't elaborate further on the vehicle, but did state: "That is going to be quite a special vehicle...