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2016 Chrysler 300 SRT Will Not Be Sold in the US

In the past few days, spyshots have emerged from internet showing Chrysler was road-testing a 2016 model year 300 SRT mule, which suggests FCA is indeed building the 2016 300 SRT.


However, yesterday officials from Chrysler said although such car does exist, the auto maker has no plan to sell it within the US market.

The last 300 SRT sold in US is the 2014 model year, with the 6.4L HEMI V8 outputs 470hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. For the non-US-bound 2016 300 SRT, the same V8 engine will get a slight power bump to be inline with its cousin – the Dodge Charger SRT 392, which has 485hp and 475 lb-ft of torque.

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Mid-Cycle Updated 2015 Chrysler 300 Will Be Announced in LA Auto Show

It has already been 3 years since the second generation Chrylser 300 was introduced back in 2011, we all know this means the full size sedan is due for a mid-cycle renew this year.

Today Chrysler confirmed that the refreshed 300 will bow at this November’s Los Angeles auto show. There will be no major mechanical changes, and the refresh is mainly focus on exterior/interior appearance, electronic features/gadgets.

The 3.6L 292hp V6 and also the 5.7L HEMI V8, which has 370hp will be carried over to the 2015 model...

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Next VW Phaeton Will Be Significantly Cheaper

We got news from our VW source that, the next generation of the Volkswagen Phaeton will be position similar to the Chrysler 300 and Ford Taurus.

This is a big change that can change your mindset that how you view today’s Phaeton. For your reference, the current Phaeton is sharing the same platform with the Bentley Continental GT, and is capable of holding a 12-cylinder engine in front of its front wheel and provide power to all of its four wheels.

If the new Phaeton is designed to compete with cars that are significantly cheaper than the current model’s price tag, we are almost sure that it will not be so close to the Bentley models as it does today...

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