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Dodge Super Charger concept launches 746kW Hellephant V8 engine

The Dodge Super Charger concept is a heavily modified and restored 1968 Dodge Charger coupe, and is the perfect vehicle to show off Fiat Chrysler's new 'Hellephant' V8 crate engine...

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Nissan GT-R Nismo takes on Dodge Demon - video
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Nissan GT-R Nismo takes on Dodge Demon - video

Traction or power? It's an age-old debate, but a side-by-side drag race with the Nissan GT-R Nismo and Dodge Demon has brought it back to life. On paper, the drag-focused Dodge should have the Nissan absolutely licked. It makes a whopping 626kW of power and 1044Nm of torque, but the rear wheels are tasked with putting all of it to the road...


Demon v ZL1 v ZR1 track battle - video
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Demon v ZL1 v ZR1 track battle - video

Chevrolet and Dodge have had some epic muscle car battles over the years – think Corvette and Viper for example. With the Viper gone, Dodge's flagship performance models have been SRT versions of the Challenger coupe, the most potent version being the Demon. In the Chevrolet corner, meanwhile, the General Motors subsidiary has maintained its two-pronged attack with the Corvette and Camaro...


2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody manual review
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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody manual review

Giving it stick gives it less go.


Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler
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Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat since 2004 and Chrysler from 2009, has passed away aged 66 after complications arising from surgery. Known for his straight-talking style, workaholic lifestyle, and love of black wooly sweaters, Marchionne was not a noted "car guy", but his legacy includes turning around not one, but two automakers...


Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away
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Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) until last weekend, has passed away after complications arising from surgery. “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone," John Elkann, head of Exor, the holding company for the Agnelli and Elkann families, and largest shareholder in FCA, said in a statement released in the last hour...


Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health
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Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health

After an emergency board meeting Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has appointed Mike Manley, previously head of Jeep and RAM, as its acting CEO effectively immediately. In a statement overnight, the company announced with "profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that these have worsened significantly in recent hours", and as a result the outspoken CEO "will be unable to return to work"...


2014-16 Dodge Journey, Fiat Freemont recalled
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2014-16 Dodge Journey, Fiat Freemont recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the Dodge Journey and Fiat Freemont twins over concerns a faulty control module could cause the cruise control to malfunction. The manufacturer reports the software in the Power Control Module (PCM) may be faulty, which could cause the vehicle speed to lock or accelerate unexpectedly when cruise control is engaged...


2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye unveiled, range updated
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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye unveiled, range updated

The Dodge Challenger has been updated for its 11th model year, with a new Hellcat Redeye taking parts and lessons from the limited edition Demon, and upgrades throughout the rest of the range. The new Redeye variant has a more powerful version of the 6.2-litre supercharged V8 doing service in other Hellcat models...


2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat teased again
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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat teased again

Dodge has teased the 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat again, this time using a cryptic video on YouTube to preview its upcoming muscle car. The video, titled RED797_62818, shows a Challenger hammering through the desert, with a heavy overlay of supercharger whine to accompany the requisite V8 rumble...


Dodge Viper to stay in retirement
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Dodge Viper to stay in retirement

The rumoured revival of the Dodge Viper has been shut down by the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Sergio Marchionne. Speaking with media during the group's mid-term presentation for its investors, Marchionne ruled out a third-generation of the Dodge supercar, saying "it's not in the plan". "[It] didn't make money, and wouldn't work with a "cute" Euro-style engine," he added...


2018 Ram 2500, 3500 pricing and specs
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2018 Ram 2500, 3500 pricing and specs

Ateco Australia has announced a host of 2018 model year changes to the Ram 2500 and 3500 in Australia, promising better comfort and refinement from a new, locally-developed suspension tune. Behind the wheel, the changes start with a new 8.4-inch uConnect touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...


Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat survive with a narrowed focus
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Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat survive with a narrowed focus

In the lead up to Fiat Chrysler's presentation to investors at Balocco, Italy, rumours and reports have swirled about the future of the Fiat, Dodge, and Chrysler brands. Some going so far as to suggest to death of one, but, it turns out, they'll all live on for now, each with a much narrower focus than before...


Dodge Viper to be revived in 2021 – report
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Dodge Viper to be revived in 2021 – report

The Dodge Viper went out of production nearly a year ago, but it's alleged that the company's front-engined supercar could be getting revived once again – according to a new report out of the US. While official details are few and far between at this stage, Car and Driver says "trust us: A new Viper is happening"...


Dodge Demon v Lamborghini Huracan drag race – Video
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Dodge Demon v Lamborghini Huracan drag race – Video

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and Lamborghini Huracan aren't natural rivals, but they do make for an interesting and entertaining straight-line duel. In a new video, DragTimes pits a Demon equipped with a race gas ECU, 100 octane fuel, race air filter and staggered tyres against a Huracan LP610-4...


2019 Dodge Charger facelift teased
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2019 Dodge Charger facelift teased

A facelift for the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat has been teased ahead of its debut in the next few months. At this point in time, details about the updated model are scant. Fiat Chrysler is only saying that it is "doubling down with upgrades inside and out"...


Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drags Dodge Demon - video
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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drags Dodge Demon - video

Ever wondered who would win out of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and Dodge Challenger SRT Demon at a drag strip? This video could have the answer. Posted by Farmer Machine Co Racing, the new clip shows the two wild muscle cars settling the score once and for all at Richmond Dragway in Virginia, USA...


Dodge teases wilder 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat
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Dodge teases wilder 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat

Dodge has teased the 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat, with a mean retro-inspired look up front. We don't know anything about the supercharged V8 lurking under the bonnet, but that bonnet itself (or hood, in American speak) has gained a dual-snorkel air intake. It's designed to bring to mind Mopar muscle from the mid-1960s and early-1970s, but Dodge also says it will ram even more air into the hungry Hemi V8 lurking within...


Poll: Hennessey Exorcist pips the Demon
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Poll: Hennessey Exorcist pips the Demon

Dodge might have started the supernatural muscle car trend with its Challenger SRT Demon, but it's been outdone by the hotted-up Hennessey Exorcist in our latest poll. More than 1000 people voted in this week's face-off, with 53 per cent of voters handing the Camaro-based Exorcist a narrow victory over its factory rival...


Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report
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Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will end production of its diesel vehicles by 2022, telling the Financial Times a lack of demand and high costs are behind the decision. According to the report, people "familiar with the [diesel] strategy" say the company will announce decision as part of a four-year plan, set to be fully revealed on June 1...