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Dodge to launch 'world's first' electric muscle car in 2024, 2.0-second 0-100km/h time expected

American V8 muscle-car specialist Dodge has confirmed plans to launch "the world's first electric muscle car" in 2024, potentially capable of a 0-100km/h sprint time of 2.0 seconds. Confirmed as part of parent company Stellantis' EV Day event overnight, the new Dodge electric muscle car promises to deliver more power and performance than any of the brand's current supercharged V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive muscle coupes and sedans...

Dodge preparing secret electric muscle car to reclaim sprint record from Tesla – report

US-based Stellantis subsidiary Dodge is developing a top-secret electric muscle car to snatch back the quarter-mile sprint record from Tesla’s recently-revealed Model S Plaid, according to a new report from the Detroit Bureau. Details are so far thin on the ground, however the new vehicle is thought to be in line to wear the Challenger nameplate...

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat fitted with antique horse buggy wheels

A 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has been fitted with frighteningly-narrow wheels from a horse buggy, courtesy of automotive YouTube channel WhistlinDiesel. While alignment and ride quality were not dramatically compromised, a lack of grip meant the burly muscle car struggled to convert its 527kW into forward propulsion...

Stellantis: Merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot groups – UPDATE

UPDATE, 19 January 2021: It's done! Six months after Stellantis was announced as the name of the merger between Fiat Chrysler Group (FCA) and the Peugeot Group (PSA), the new entity has launched. The merger makes Stellantis one of the largest car companies in the world, with combined annual sales of around 8.1 million vehicles...

2007-2012 Dodge Nitro, 2008-2010 Chrysler Grand Voyager recalled due for airbag cover fix

Fiat Chrysler Australia has issued a recall of 5464 examples of the 2007-2012 Dodge Nitro and the 2008-2010 Chrysler Grand Voyager, due to a loose airbag emblem. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the loose airbag emblem may "become a projectile and propel towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury"...

Dodge Durango Hellcat: Is a 527kW SUV in the works?

Dodge could be readying its wildest Hellcat yet. Although unconfirmed at this stage, it appears the Dodge Durango SUV could be treated to a full-on Hellcat makeover. Keen-eyed fans of The Fast and Furious spotted the Hellcat crossover in the Dodge House of Power advertisement (below), sparking speculation from fans the seven-seat SUV could be launched with a 527kW supercharged V8 engine...

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition revealed

Dodge has revealed the (deep breath) Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition (phew!) ahead of the Woodward Dream Cruise, paying tribute to one of its 1960s legends. The blue-and-white Daytona (as it'll be known from here forwards, purely to save words) is based on the existing Charger Hellcat Widebody, with power from the same supercharged 6...

2004-09 Dodge Ram added to Takata recall

Queensland's Maracoonda Automotive has issued a recall for converted Dodge Ram utes sold between 2004 and 2010 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with all Takata notices, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause airbag inflator propellant to degrade over time...

2007 Dodge Nitro recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Dodge Nitro, over concerns about the windscreen wipers. According to the company, the windscreen wipers might become inoperative. If they stop working while it's raining, drivers will be faced with reduced visibility, putting them at greater risk of an accident...

2007 Jeep Compass and Dodge Caliber recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Jeep Compass and Dodge Caliber, over concerns about the rear wheel hub mounting bolts. According to the company, the length of the rear wheel hub mounting bolts could prevent the use of the parking brake. Being unable to activate the parking brake could allow the car to roll away in certain conditions, putting occupants, pedestrians and other road users at risk...

2007-09 Dodge Nitro, 2008-09 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007-09 Dodge Nitro and 2008-09 Jeep Cherokee, over concerns about their tyre placards. According to the company, the placard on the Cherokee lists an incorrect load and speed rating, while the placard in the Nitro has the wrong speed rating and lacks a 'p-metric qualifier'...