Chrysler to Go Mainstream with new Compact Sedan and Hybrid Minivan
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) unveiled its five-year business plan today, which includes an ambitious goal for the Chrysler brand to reach 800,000 worldwide sales by 2018, a level it last reached back in 2005 before the Great Recession. Chrysler hopes to hit that goal by adding to and heavily revamping its current and relatively thin lineup. Also, it will shift its focus from a luxury to a more mainstream brand as Dodge solidifies itself as FCA's By 2016 we can expect an all-new Chrysler Town & Country minivan, including a plug-in electric hybrid variant that will return a claimed 75 mpg. That would make Chrysler the first to offer a hybrid powertrain in a minivan, assuming another automaker doesn’t beat it to the punch.
The 2020 Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer special -edition will be based on the HEMI V8-powered SRT Core, which is currently priced from ,000 drive-away and does duty with the NSW Police highway patrol. While the original 1969 Chrysler Valiant Pacer was built exclusively for the Australian market at the
Chrysler has announced the updated 300 SRT will be available on order in Australia starting next month. The revised model is already featured on the Sales of the 2016 Chrysler 300 SRT (AU- spec ) will begin in September and it should be mentioned the model is also available in the Middle East with
Chrysler Australia has announced details of how buyers can get their hands on the production version of the 300 SRT Pacer tribute concept car, revealed.
Production of the V8-powered four-door, designedto the 1969 Chrysler Valiant Pacer, will be limited to 50 examples only.
Interested buyers will need to move fast, and be ready to spend $69,950 on the retro-inspired version of.
That price represents a modest increase over the $67,000 asked for the current 2019 300 SRT Core model, but with a host of extra features.
PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler confirm merger
Binding agreement will establish world's fourth largest car firm and enable substantial cost savings - but no plant closures are plannedThe two companies provisionally agreed the deal in October, but have now signed a binding Combination Agreement. The merger process will take place over the next 12-15 months, with the firms saying it will create a company with the “leadership, resources and scale to be at the forefront of a new era of sustainable mobility.
Chrysler Australia , officially FCA Australia , is the importer of Chrysler , Jeep, Dodge, Alfa Romeo and Fiat vehicles for sale in the Australian marketplace. However, there had previously been a " Chrysler Australia Ltd" which had operated as a vehicle manufacturer in Australia from 1951 until 1980
The 300 SRT Pacer features a full vehicle wrap replicating the original Wild Yellow body color, as well as black side stripes and ‘ Pacer 392’ The 1969 Valiant Pacer is an Australian institution, having been built exclusively for the domestic market at the Chrysler factory in Adelaide, South Australia .
These include unique ‘Pacer 392’ badging both inside and out, along with a numbered plaque affixed to the center console and beneath the bonnet. Black and red decals can be found across the car, with ‘Hemi’ and ‘Pacer’ branding included.
More significant are the performance Brembo brakes with red calipers, plus black exterior mirror covers.
An individually numbered photo print, depicting an original Valiant Pacer and 300 SRT Pacer tribute in front of the Chrysler Factory in Adelaide, will also be given to each buyer.
Power comes from a 6.4-litre Hemi V8 engine, sending 350 kW (470 horsepower) to the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. This is substantially more than the 130 kW (174 horsepower) found in the original 1969 Valiant Pacer!
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Chrysler Group announced its major plans over the next five years, but what are you most looking forward to most with Chrysler's big plan?By 2018, there's going to be an abundance of new Italian cars, mostly from Maserati and Alfa Romeo. Maserati is bringing to market an SUV and the sexy Alfieri coupe and cabrio, while Alfa Romeo will be introducing a new mid-size car after the highly anticipated 4C. Fiat also reports it's got a "specialty vehicle" in the books and we have a good feeling it’ll be the long-rumored Mazda Miata-based roadster.
The Chrysler 300 S offers an available S Model Appearance Package featuring a premium body-color fascia with signature headlamps, a black chrome grille surround and sill moldings, premium LED fog lamps and Chrysler , Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.
A special version of the Chrysler 300 SRT dubbed the ‘ Pacer ’ has just been introduced in Australia . “Marking the 50th Anniversary of the much loved Valiant Pacer , we’re excited to celebrate such a milestone with this limited edition car – a revival of the Pacer nameplate for Australian
Sadly, buyers will not be able to specify the Wild Yellow paintwork found on the Pacer tribute concept. Instead, customers can choose from Bright White, Gloss Black and Ceramic Grey.
Orders can be placed at local Chrysler dealerships now, with cars set to be delivered to customers next year.
Guillaume Drelon, Chrysler Australia Director of Product, noted that this limited edition Chrysler 300 SRT “is truly a modern take on an Australian classic” and that the company is “excited to bring the Pacer back in this exclusive run of fantastic looking vehicles.”
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Shield match abandoned due to unsafe MCG wicket ahead of Boxing Day Test .
The Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Western Australia has been abandoned, just weeks out from the Australia-New Zealand clash.Preparations for the December 26 Test were thrown into chaos after the Sheffield Shield clash between Victoria and Western Australia was suspended on Saturday.