Chrysler Pentastar V6 Significantly Enhanced for 2016

Chrysler’s award-winning Pentastar V6 has received a number of significant upgrades for 2016. These enhancements improve torque output, efficiency and even a reduced weight.

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2014 Dodge Durango 'Special Service' Revealed

Dodge just announced its 2014 Durango Special Service SUV, which will compete directly with the Ford Police Interceptor SUV and Chevrolet Tahoe PPV.

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Chrysler CEO Talks Trucks, Engines and Europe

Chrysler made a series of big announcements today at its Mack I Engine Plant in Detroit. 

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2013 RAM 1500 Priced From $23,585

Chrysler just announced pricing for the 2013 line of RAM pickup trucks, marking the brand’s introduction of its Pentastar V6 engine mated to an eight-speed transmission meant to contend with Ford’s popular EcoBoost.

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Chrysler Pentastar V6 Subject to Cylinder Head Failure

A small portion of Chrysler’s one-size-fits-all Pentastar V6 engines are reported to have faulty cylinder heads, which are being replaced by the automaker under warranty. 

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2012 Jeep Wrangler: New Pentastar V6 Ads Power and Fuel Economy

The new 2012 Jeep Wrangler will be getting a new engine that provides better fuel efficiency with more power and torque. The new 3.6-liter “Pentastar” V6 engine improves fuel efficiency up to 21 miles per gallon, while delivering 285-hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Wrangler will also receive a new five-speed automatic transmission to improve shifting and performance. The 3.6-liter Pentastar engine was the winner of the prestigious Ward’s 10 Best Engines award, and for the first time can be mated to a manual transmission. The new engine has 40 percent more horsepower and 10 percent more torque than the outgoing 3.8-liter V6.

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Maserati Expanding Model Lineup to Five Thanks to Strong Demand in China

The movers and shakers of China are buying up luxury cars, and cars in general, at a dizzying pace. And Maserati is nothing if not on fire intuitive, so the skyrocketing sales in China are motivating the Italian company to expand even faster.

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Chrysler To Cut 2011 Model Year Short

Chrysler will have a short 2011 model year, as its revamped efforts for this year haven’t even finished arriving, while ordering for the 2012 model year cars will begin in just over a month.

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2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible Breaks Cover In Miami, Appropriate For America's Top Rental Car

We aren’t sure if the press shots for the 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible are supposed to be ironic, but the lush shots of the 200 cruising through Miami, one of the top vacation spots in the world, are entirely appropriate.

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Jeep Wrangler To Get Pentastar V6, New Dodge To Get European Platform

Jeep‘s venerable Wrangler will get the much lauded Pentastar V6 next year, according to Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne.

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