After Jalopnik posting photos of the Jeep Liberty replacement, an anonymous but trusted source wrote to tell Allpar that, as Chrysler’s twitter feed said, the cars we will see in April at the New York Auto Show will not look exactly like the ones leaked today.
While we do not expect them to go “whole hog” on the appearance, as reader dodgeman1001 did in the comfort of a photo editor, we were told by the source that the photos seen this morning were taken some time ago. They were “very early” iterations, which were modified following reactions by observers within Chrysler and long-lead journalists.
Months after unconfirmed reports made it to Allpar’s pages, the power of Automotive News, in the person of reporter Larry Vellequette, pried a key fact from Chrysler executives — that they cast and build “Ferrari” engines for Maserati. As our sister site pentastars.com reported, the engines are actually cast in Kokomo, and machined in the Trenton Engine plant, using a mixture of [...]
David Friedman, deputy director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, sent a two-page letter to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne expressing concerns about the Chrysler Group’s current efforts to repair 2002-2007 Jeep Libertys and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokees covered under a voluntary fuel-tank recall. In its most recent report to the agency Chrysler said it has remedied approximately [...]
The 2015 Dodge Charger squad has been tested in police trim for the first time, but since it kept the five-speed automatic, it has turned in numbers similar to past years. While the eight-speed V6 Charger does 0-60 in 6.6 seconds, the five-speed was timed at 8.05 seconds by the Michigan State Police. The civilian 2015 Charger gained acceleration from the eight-speed, [...]