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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti coming Down Under

Alfa Romeo will bring the more powerful Stelvio Ti offered in overseas markets to Australia later this year. With power from the same 206kW/400Nm turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine as the Giulia Veloce, the Ti sprints to 100km/h in 5...

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Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
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Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was hardly what you'd call meek, but tuning specialist Hennessey has revealed its version of the Hellcat-powered SUV, complete with a massive 1000 horsepower (745kW)...


Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall
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Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2014-15 Chrysler 300 and 2014-16 Jeep Wrangler as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Vehicles affected by this notice are fitted with faulty passenger-side airbags, though are labelled with the less-dangerous 'beta' rating...


2018 Abarth 595 Competizione review
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2018 Abarth 595 Competizione review

Good things come in small packages, and the MY18 Abarth 595 Competizione could possibly be the most fun you can have for $32K.


2017/18 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit recalled
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2017/18 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the WK Grand Cherokee fitted with a tow bar kit, over fears bolts and washers on the kit could come loose while towing. If the bolts and washers come loose, there's a risk the tow bar could detach while towing, putting drivers and other roads users at risk...


2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo revealed
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2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo revealed

What happens when you cross a twin-turbo Ferrari engine with a high-riding Italian crossover? Simple: you get the Maserati Levante Trofeo, a family-hauler with a top speed in excess of 300km/h. There's plenty going on here, but we're going to start with the engine, because it's making some serious numbers – 440kW and 730Nm, to be precise, for a 0-100km/h time of just 3...


Ram 2500 and 3500 recalled over fire risk
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Ram 2500 and 3500 recalled over fire risk

American Special Vehicles has recalled 2014-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks with the 6.7-litre diesel engine, over concerns a faulty water pump could cause an engine fire. According to the importer and right-hand drive converter, the water pump could fail which, in turn, might cause an engine compartment fire. There are 529 vehicles included in this recall...


2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled
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2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled the 2017 Jeep Wrangler over concerns about the vehicle's brake switches. According to the company, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp will illuminate on cars with the faulty brake switches, accompanied by an audible chime. The car's brake lights will also be illuminated when the problem occurs...


2019 Fiat 500X spied
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2019 Fiat 500X spied

The facelifted Fiat 500X has been spied in Europe this week, giving us a preview of what to expect from the updated Italian SUV. Despite heavy camouflage at the front and rear, we can see the revised bumper and lighting treatments at both ends. There's a new C-shaped LED daytime-running light signature a-la the 500 hatchback at the front, revised head- and tail-light units, and re-shaped fog-lights when compared to the current model...


Abarth 695 Rivale revealed
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Abarth 695 Rivale revealed

The Abarth 695 Rivale has been revealed for the Geneva motor show, representing the latest in a series of boutique special editions of the Italian hot hatch. Developed in partnership with world-famous Italian boat maker, Riva, the 695 Rivale is dubbed "the most sophisticated of all Abarth creations and the perfect blend of elegance and performance"...


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...


FCA enters resto-mod world with 'Reloaded by Creators' program
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FCA enters resto-mod world with 'Reloaded by Creators' program

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has joined the crowd of manufacturers giving old cars a new lease on life, launching the Reloaded by Creators program. Unlike some other manufacturers, FCA won't be building old cars from scratch. Instead, the company will buy "carefully selected" used vehicles and treat them to an exacting restoration...


Fiat Ducato recalled for intercooler fix
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Fiat Ducato recalled for intercooler fix

Fiat has recalled the 2.3-litre diesel Ducato van over concerns the intercooler sleeve could come loose from the throttle body. The manufacturer says if the condition occurs, the engine warning light will illuminate and drivers will experience a loss of power. Should the vehicle unexpectedly lose power when in use, it could increase the risk of an accident...


Maserati Quattroporte GTS recalled
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Maserati Quattroporte GTS recalled

Maserati's local division has issued a recall for its Quattroporte GTS limousine over concerns a faulty wiring harness could compromise the fuel pump. According to the Italian marque, operation of the low-pressure fuel pump could be compromised due to an open circuit in the wiring harness...


RAM 2500 and 3500 recalled for transmission fix
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RAM 2500 and 3500 recalled for transmission fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled the 2010 RAM 2500 and 3500 to fix an issue with the gear selector. According to the company, the Brake Transmission Interlock pin could become locked open, allowing owners to shift the car out of Park without pressing the brake. This increases the risk of a rollaway, putting occupants and other road users at risk...


2018 Maserati Quattroporte pricing and specs
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2018 Maserati Quattroporte pricing and specs

The updated 2018 Maserati Quattroporte range has arrived in Australia, with the Italian limousine kicking off at $209,990 before on-road costs. Headlining the revised range is the availability of new technologies, an upgraded twin-turbo V6 petrol engine, and lightly revised styling...


2014-18 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk recalled for recovery straps
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2014-18 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk recalled for recovery straps

The 2014-18 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk is affected by a recall involving recovery straps that do not comply with the labelling requirements of Australian law. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), parent company of Jeep, reports that the incorrect labelling could lead consumers using the strap in an "unsafe manner"...


Jeep Grand Commander revealed for China
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Jeep Grand Commander revealed for China

The Jeep Grand Commander has been revealed for the Chinese market in a new online video, ahead of an anticipated debut at the Beijing motor show in April. In terms of design, the Grand Commander stays true to the Yuntu concept that previewed it at last year's Shanghai motor show, with slim front and rear lighting elements combined with a chunky and rugged exterior...


2019 Jeep Cherokee detailed in Detroit
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2019 Jeep Cherokee detailed in Detroit

The facelifted 2019 Jeep Cherokee has been detailed this week as part of its public debut at the Detroit motor show. Compared to the model it replaces, the updated SUV features revised styling, a powerful new engine option, and the company's latest infotainment system...


Ferrari says it'll do an EV supercar before Tesla
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Ferrari says it'll do an EV supercar before Tesla

Ferrari’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has boldly asserted that the Italian marque will be first to market with a dedicated electric supercar, in a bid to draw the narrative spotlight away from startup Tesla and its high profile founder Elon Musk. “If there is an electric supercar to be built, then Ferrari will be the first,” Marchionne said, according to Bloomberg...