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Chrysler 300S: new sporty-looking variant from $47,500

A Chrysler 300S has been added to the US large car’s line-up, bringing a sportier-looking variant available for less than $50,000. The S version of the Chrysler 300 costs from $47,500, placing it between the $43,000 entry-level 300 Limited and high-performance SRT8 that starts from $56,000...

Chrysler 300 SRT8 'CarAdvice' racer at Targa Adelaide: Video

CarAdvice contested the 2013 Targa Adelaide in a Chrysler 300 SRT8. Watch as our man Alborz Fallah goes flat-out in some tricky conditions on some tricky roads in the powerful, rear-wheel-drive American muscle car.

Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core launches at Targa Adelaide

Chrysler Australia has come out with an interesting way of showcasing the Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core edition, by giving CarAdvice a car to 'race' in Targa Adelaide. Our $56,000 Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core is wrapped in CarAdvice livery and is essentially the same specification as one you can buy from Chrysler showrooms...

Chrysler 300 SRT Core: stripped-out muscle car delivers 347kW for $56K

The stripped-out Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core has been unleashed, offering all the performance of the flagship SRT8 at a significantly lower price. Developed specifically for the Australian market, the $56,000 Chrysler 300 SRT8 Core is $10K cheaper than the SRT8 on which it’s based. Despite the lower pricing, the 300 SRT8 Core delivers the full 347kW of power and 631Nm of torque from its 6...

Fiat Chrysler Group hires first female Australian automotive CEO

The Fiat Chrysler Group has made history by appointing Veronica Johns as its new Australian CEO, as part of several management changes. When Johns assumes the role of Fiat Chrysler Group Australia CEO on 1st May 2013, she will become the first Australian woman to hold such a position...

Chrysler 300C: second generation armed with super-sharp pricing

The Chrysler 300C has had its prices reduced and range extended for the second iteration of the bold-looking American sedan as the US brand looks to overcome its struggle in the Australian market. The company has lowered 300C prices across the board and introduced a new entry level model for a new starting price of just $43,000, $10,000 less than the starting price of the first 300C introduced locally in 2005...

Chrysler defends Jeep Grand Cherokee against rollover criticism

Chrysler Group has defended the safety of its Jeep Grand Cherokee after a Swedish magazine questioned its rollover integrity and called for the US-built SUV to be pulled off the market. Chrysler issued an official statement overnight accusing Teknikens Varld (Technology World) magazine of unsafely overloading a new Swedish-specification Grand Cherokee Overland to achieve misleading results in a rollover test...

Chrysler, General Motors: US files complaint over China tariffs

The United States has filed an official complaint to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) about the level of import tariffs on US-made cars exported to China, the world's biggest car market. According to a White House statement regarding the WTO complaint, about 80 per cent of US vehicle exports to China will attract the import tariffs...

Jeep Compass to be axed in 2014, new Chrysler crossover coming

The Chrysler Group will drop the Jeep Compass in 2014 and replace the Chrysler Town & Country minivan with a new crossover vehicle. Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne announced his future plans for the Chrysler Group at a media event at Chrysler's Belvidere Assembly Plant in Illinois...

US car sales April 2012: GM, Ford down; Chrysler, Toyota surge

Sales of new vehicles in the US increased two per cent in April despite dealers having three fewer days to sell cars than in April 2011. US dealers sold 1,184,567 new cars and SUVs last month, up 26,644 from the same month in the previous year. The result takes the US industry to 4.65 million sales for the year, up 10 per cent from the 4...

Fiat to leave Chrysler and Jeep designs American

With over 50 per cent of Chrysler Group owned by Italian manufacturer Fiat, the American set of companies, which includes Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Chrysler brand, are now under complete Italian control. Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has been actively involved in restructuring the American brands and under his leadership the group has seen strong growth in many international markets...