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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"...

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Dodge Hellcat V8, Honda Civic Type R motors now available as crate engines
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Dodge Hellcat V8, Honda Civic Type R motors now available as crate engines

The 6.2-litre supercharged Hellcat V8 used by Dodge and Jeep, and the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder from the latest Honda Civic Type R can now be bought as crate engines from their respective manufacturers. Hellcats for everyone Fiat Chrysler will debut the new "Hellcrate" engine at the SEMA 2017, which kicks off shortly in Las Vegas...


CarAdvice podcast 31: 2018 Mustang leaked, Kodiaq review, WRC and LA report, and LHD conversions!
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CarAdvice podcast 31: 2018 Mustang leaked, Kodiaq review, WRC and LA report, and LHD conversions!

Paul returns from the LA Motor Show and gives us his hits and misses, and Dave is fresh (and dusty) from the WRC. In car news this week, we feature the 2018 Ford Mustang details being leaked, 2017 Suzuki S-Cross and Holden Barina pricing and specs, Dodge Charger and Challenger being investigated for a RHD conversion, 2018 LDV T60 ute is revealed and the Honda Jazz infotainment unit gets an update, but it's missing something very important! We talk to James Ward about the 2017 Skoda Kodiaq, which he drove on its launch in Minorca...


Dodge Charger and Challenger right-hand drive business case being investigated
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Dodge Charger and Challenger right-hand drive business case being investigated

If there's one thing that Australians love, it's a performance car. This is recognised by FCA Australia, with a business case currently being evaluated for conversion of the Charger and Challenger to right-hand drive...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016

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...


Dodge Charger and Challenger replacements due 2020, Chrysler 300 to be axed - report
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Dodge Charger and Challenger replacements due 2020, Chrysler 300 to be axed - report

The Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger reportedly won't be replaced by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) until 2020, while the related Chrysler 300 won't make it to a third generation. Sources have informed Automotive News that the replacements for the Dodge Charger sedan and Challenger coupe won't arrive until 2020...


Hemi V8 going nowhere, but Challenger and Charger no closer to Oz launch
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Hemi V8 going nowhere, but Challenger and Charger no closer to Oz launch

The global boss of Mopar has rebuffed rumours that the Hemi V8 engine is set to end production in 2019. Various US media outlets have speculated that production of the Hemi V8 was destined to wind up, as tighter emissions targets and a renewed focus on fuel consumption, put large-capacity V8 engines in danger...


2017 Dodge Challenger T/A, Charger Daytona revealed: iconic nameplates return
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2017 Dodge Challenger T/A, Charger Daytona revealed: iconic nameplates return

Dodge has used this year's Woodward Dream Cruise – touted as being the world's largest one-day automotive event – to reveal the reintroduction of two of its most well-known "race-bred" nameplates: the Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona. Promising to deliver “even more performance and precision”, the 2017 Dodge Challenger T/A and 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona are both available with either a naturally-aspirated 280kW 5...


Dodge Charger: next-gen muscle car to lose weight, gain turbo four – report
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Dodge Charger: next-gen muscle car to lose weight, gain turbo four – report

The next-generation Dodge Charger could shed around 225 kilograms and add a small turbocharged petrol engine to the roster, according to a new report this week. Industry journal Automotive News cites an unnamed source with knowledge of the company’s product plan, claiming that the new Charger will ride on a version of the FCA ‘Giorgio’ platform that underpins the new Alfa Romeo Giulia...


Fiat Chrysler boss says new Viper possible, talks about Alfa Romeo and Ferrari - report
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Fiat Chrysler boss says new Viper possible, talks about Alfa Romeo and Ferrari - report

In a press conference at the 2016 Detroit auto show, the outspoken Fiat Chrysler boss talked about the company's future product plans now that he's given up hope of forcing a merger with GM or another major automaker. Regarding the Dodge Viper, which is likely to be go out of production in 2017, Automobile magazine reports that Marchionne believes that "there is a possibility that a new version of the Viper may surface"...


2016 Dodge New Cars
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2016 Dodge New Cars

There won’t be anything new in the Dodge stable for 2016, with the Journey seven-seater the only vehicle on offer for the year. We’re still waiting to see whether the next-generation versions of the Dodge brand’s muscle cars – the Challenger and Charger – will be made in right-hand drive.


New Dodge Barracuda, Charger, Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk shown to dealers - report
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New Dodge Barracuda, Charger, Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk shown to dealers - report

New and previously unseen models from the Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Fiat and Abarth ranges were reportedly displayed at a dealer meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this week. Some dealers have informed Automotive News that one of the most popular new models on show was the Dodge Barracuda convertible...


Dodge Charger, Challenger case building for Australia
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Dodge Charger, Challenger case building for Australia

If you’ve been dreading an end to Australia’s affordable rear-wheel-drive muscle-car scene, take heart: Dodge is coming. That’s the message from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia president and CEO, Pat Dougherty, who told CarAdvice this week that the Charger sedan and Challenger coupe are top priorities for a Dodge performance assault, with more to follow...


Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat claims to be world's fastest, most powerful sedan
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Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat claims to be world's fastest, most powerful sedan

Dodge is claiming the mantle of the world's fastest and most powerful sedan with the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, which it has just launched ahead of this weekend's Woodward Dream Cruise. The fiendishly titled Charger is powered by the same 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine used in the Challenger SRT Hellcat, which has been lighting up tyres and the internet for the last month or so...


Dodge axes Avenger, Grand Caravan; absorbs SRT; promises new city and sports cars
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Dodge axes Avenger, Grand Caravan; absorbs SRT; promises new city and sports cars

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will look to “purify” the Dodge brand over the next five years, deleting models that clash with the brand’s core philosophies and introducing a host of new performance models. Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis said the brand’s customers are “not looking for practical, sensible cars”, and that the company will instead refocus its line-up with an emphasis on performance and technology...


Dodge Charger a chance for Australia in 2014
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Dodge Charger a chance for Australia in 2014

The Dodge Charger could be introduced to Australia from the beginning of 2014 if the business case that is currently under assessment stacks up. Chrysler Group senior vice president of design Ralph Gilles told CarAdvice at the New York auto show his team is investigating shipping a converted right-hand-drive version of the large rear-wheel-drive sedan to Australia to sell alongside the Chrysler 300, with which it shares its platform...


Dodge withdraws from NASCAR
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Dodge withdraws from NASCAR

Dodge has confirmed it will withdraw from NASCAR at the end of this year after failing to strike a partnership with a racing team for the 2013 season. Rebranded SRT Motorsports for the 2012 season, Dodge's future in America's premiere motorsport category took a hit in February when its only team, Penske Racing, which runs two Chargers in the Sprint Cup and two Challengers in the Nationwide series, announced it was switching to Ford for 2013...


2011 Dodge Charger spy photos
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2011 Dodge Charger spy photos

Our spy photographers have today snapped these images of the 2011 Dodge Charger being road tested in Europe. While we're not sure why the US-built car is being tested in Europe, it may have some connection to the recent Chrysler-Fiat tie-up. The new Charger is expected to share some styling details with the original 1968 models in a Camaro-esque retro throwback...


New Dodge Charger is no man bag - video
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New Dodge Charger is no man bag - video

The Super Bowl brings out the best in most American advertising companies, and automotive manufacturers are often among the more expensive, engaging and enjoyable offerings. This year Dodge has got a jump on the competition by launching a series of three new ads during the NFC Championship game broadcast last Monday morning Australian time...


Dodge Charger SRT8 - 2008 Detroit Auto Show
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Dodge Charger SRT8 - 2008 Detroit Auto Show

Dodge Charger SRT8 2008 Detroit Auto Show Click on images to enlarge.