Category Archives: Powertrains

Engineering,Powertrains,Ram,Uncategorized | June 18 2019

Truck Tuesday: 2020 Ram 1500 America’s Half-Ton Diesel Torque Leader

The 2020 Ram 1500 will soon become America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickup with the introduction of the third-generation turbocharged 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6. 480 lb.-ft.of torque and the highest available half-ton diesel towing capacity at 12,560 pounds really set the Ram 1500 apart from the competition. Coupled with the record 1,000 lb.-ft.of torque achieved by
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Powertrains | February 19 2019

10 million and counting!

We’re celebrating production of the 10-millionth Pentastar V-6 engine. It took less than 10 years to get to this number and just a little over seven years to get from 1 million to the 10 million mark! Many of the people who helped make it happen are still here today – including me. Being a
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Engineering,Jeep,Powertrains,Technology | July 18 2018

Wrangler Wednesday: All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler ready to tackle tough terrain

The 4×4 pedigree of the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler was established over the years on the battlefield, off-road trails and many other challenging terrains. This long history of 4×4 mastery was rolled into the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler with two advanced driveline systems. The Command-Trac® and Rock-Trac® 4×4 systems provide ground-pounding grip for any adventure
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Engineering,Jeep,Powertrains | July 11 2018

Wrangler Wednesday: Two engine options power the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler

The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler has two available gasoline engines to power drivers and passengers on a number of adventures on- and off-road. Both engines, the all-new 2.0L Turbo I-4 engine and the 3.6L Pentastar engine, offer unmatched capability. The all-new 2.0L Turbo I-4 engine with eTorque technology is rated a best-in-class 270 horsepower and
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Powertrains | June 08 2017

Creating the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon V-8

In the summer of 2015, with car enthusiasts in awe of the performance of the newly introduced supercharged Hellcat V-8 engine (707 horsepower, 650 pounds-feet of torque) in the Dodge Challenger SRT and Charger SRT, FCA Powertrain and Dodge planners began to ponder “what’s next.” Following a route carved by the Dodge Viper ACR as
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