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The Chrysler brand is the luxury arm of the Chrysler Group and even with just three models in the current lineup, the Chrysler 200, 300 and Town & Country offer impressive levels of luxury, performance and affordability.

By Patrick Rall on June 5, 2013 - 1:42PM
The Ford Mustang did something in May 2013 that it hasn’t done since November 2012 – sell enough units to beat the Chevrolet Camaro and lead the American muscle car segment.
By Aaron Turpen on June 4, 2013 - 2:55PM
Chrysler says that the government's data is incomplete and that their proposed recall of 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty SUVs is flawed.
By Don Bain on June 4, 2013 - 2:47PM
A leading engine builder has charged that Chrysler’s 3.7-liter V6, 4.7-liter and 5.7-liter V8 engines are fatally flawed, leading to catastrophic failure shortly after the warranty expires.
By Patrick Rall on May 28, 2013 - 5:39PM
According to the Mopar gurus at Allpar, the production run of the 2014 SRT Viper will begin in July 2013 with bigger numbers than originally planned and a variety of new colors (and deleted colors).
By John Goreham on May 22, 2013 - 6:12PM
Like all of its moves, today's announcement that Tesla had repaid all of its Department of Energy debt, was not without flair.
By Patrick Rall on May 17, 2013 - 12:54PM
The 2013 Dodge Dart isnt competing with the heavy hitters in the popular C segment just yet but with repeated monthly sales records posted over the past few months, the Chrysler Group has offered up some new special edition packages and a new Rallye Appearance package to help better meet customer demand - and to help keep those sales records coming.
By Denis Flierl on May 12, 2013 - 8:10AM
Last week we showed the Hennessey 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 HPE650 with the 650 hp upgrade. This week we get to see how fast it goes.
By Aaron Turpen on May 11, 2013 - 11:20PM
Along with the Astura will be a rugged 1927 Studebaker Commander Big Six and a beloved 1935 Astin Ruby Seven. The three cars will star in next week's Silverstone Auctions Trophy Sale.
By Anthony Faccenda on May 11, 2013 - 5:45PM
Chrysler is recalling about 475,000 trucks and SUVs in three separate recall campaigns covering airbag, power train, and engine coolant issues.
By Denis Flierl on May 7, 2013 - 1:36PM
There is only one performance shop who can come up with a 650 horsepower upgrade for the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. See who would dare think of doing it.
By Patrick Rall on May 1, 2013 - 5:58PM
After receiving two reports of rear suspension system failures that lead to crashes in the Dodge Viper, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of some 2,500 units of the all American supercar – what could be the first step towards the government requiring the Chrysler Group to recall their high performance machine.
By Patrick Rall on April 30, 2013 - 3:25PM
Each year at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the Chrysler Group features a collection of privately owned vehicles and for the 2013 Las Vegas automotive super-convention – Chrysler has looked to the social networking world to help pick the vehicles that the company will feature this year in a new contest with thousands of dollars in prizes.
By Patrick Rall on April 25, 2013 - 3:47PM
In some non-US markets, the Dodge Dart is sold as the Fiat Viaggio and reports indicate that there could soon be a Chinese-built hatchback version of the Viaggio sold overseas – leading us to wonder if this Viaggio hatchback could lead to the rumored Chrysler 100 hatchback while also introducing the North American market to Chinese-built Chrysler Group vehicles.
By Patrick Rall on April 23, 2013 - 12:01PM
A new video has hit the web showing a 2013 SRT Viper fitted with a set of drag radial tires and piloted by a driver with very little experience in the Viper rocketing down the quarter mile in the low 11 second range – aided by the Mopar supercar’s new launch control system.
By Patrick Rall on April 22, 2013 - 2:18PM
Yesterday afternoon, we caught up with what appeared to be a 2014 SRT Viper GTS test mule in GTS Blue sporting some unusual round exhaust protruding through the side sills and a set of non-matching rear wheels similar to those used on the 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR - leading me to wonder if this test car might wear some of the features of the new American Club Racer Viper.
By Patrick Rall on April 19, 2013 - 6:22PM
Details have emerged on seems to be the first crash of a 2013 SRT Viper on public roads and the sight of the wrecked American supercar comes with grim news as the one car accident claimed the life of veteran Chrysler Group engineer Martin Morse.
By Patrick Rall on April 19, 2013 - 2:07PM
There was a point in time where buying a compact American sedan meant that you were driving a cheap, boring car but the 2013 Dodge Dart Limited shows how well the Chrysler Group has answered the increased demand for efficient and affordable compact vehicles that don’t skimp on the options – or the fun.
By Patrick Rall on April 15, 2013 - 3:04PM
After Friday’s departure of Ram brand President and Chrysler Mexico boss Fred Diaz, the Chrysler Group has shuffled up the management in order to continue the company’s impressive growth from the past three years – with all of the positions being filled from within.
By Patrick Rall on April 15, 2013 - 12:52PM
The Chrysler Group has announced the pricing for the new 2013 Fiat 500e and with a purchase price of $32,500 along with a leasing price of just $199 a month – the new all-electric Fiat is just as affordable as the popular Nissan Leaf.
By Anthony Faccenda on April 10, 2013 - 6:08PM
Chrysler is recalling certain Jeep Patriot and Compass vehicles due to a fuel tank problem, which may result in the vehicle running out of gas and stalling.
By Anthony Faccenda on April 10, 2013 - 3:01PM
Chrysler is recalling nearly 80k Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty SUVs due to transfer case defect, which may cause drive shaft breakage.
By Anthony Faccenda on April 10, 2013 - 1:19PM
Chrysler has announced the recall of certain Chrysler and Dodge vehicles due to an airbag wiring harness problem that may lead to improper airbag deployment.

By Patrick Rall on April 9, 2013 - 6:06PM
The Chrysler Group has announced that when the 2013 Global RallyCross season kicks off in a couple week at X Games Brazil, there will be two different Dodge Dart rally cars with Travis Pastrana returning for his second full season while fill-in driver Bryce Menzies will become a full time GRC racer for the new season.
By Patrick Rall on April 5, 2013 - 7:05PM
Today around 5pm EST, Chrysler and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne watched his custom 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 roll onto the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction block and when the final gavel sounded – Sergio’s SRT Challenger raised $175,000 for charity.
By Patrick Rall on April 5, 2013 - 12:16PM
While attending a recent Automotive Press Association meeting, Chrysler brand president and CEO Saad Chehab stated that the company is currently looking at offering a diesel powered Chrysler 300 sedan – reinforcing a long running rumor that has been supported recently by the introduction of the new 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel engine for other Chrysler Group products.
By Patrick Rall on April 4, 2013 - 9:05PM
While sitting in on a round table discussion with the folks from Motor Trend, SRT boss Ralph Gilles offered a few bits of information on the next generation Dodge Challenger - including a 2014 New York International Auto Show debut for the redesigned Mopar muscle car.
By Patrick Rall on April 1, 2013 - 5:36PM
The 2013 Ram 1500 took the industry by storm with a refreshed exterior, a refined suspension system and the powerful Hemi drivetrain – easily making this one of the best half ton trucks on the marketing and showing that all of those awards handed to the Ram team over the past six months weren’t just the result of marketing fluff.