Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is ready to roll into Atlanta this week at the Atlanta International Auto Show. The Atlanta show is becoming one of the nation’s key auto shows. Over 500,000 square feet of exhibit space, the show is designed to connect automotive consumers with the manufacturers, enabling them to evaluate the many vehicle options available, all under one roof. FCA is ready to showcase the company’s latest products.
Showcasing the brand’s 110th anniversary, the Alfa Romeo brand will be showing their updated lineup of 2020 Giulia and Stelvio models for the North American market. Both models add a suite of all-new enhancements, such as a new, standard, 8.8-inch touchscreen display with improved graphics, faster processor and Performance Pages. The models offer an all-new center console, all-new leather-wrapped shifter and laminated front glass for improved cabin ambiance. New available Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Package features Level II autonomous driving capability with Highway Assist, Traffic Jam Assist, Active Lane Keep Assist and Drowsy Driver Detection among other advanced features, providing an optimized balance between driver and machine.
The new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology, and bold styling. The Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to the minivan segment. With more than 100 available safety and security features, the all-new Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment system, tri-pane panoramic sunroof, and a full array of comfort, convenience, and driver assistance technologies, the Chrysler Pacifica is a no-compromise minivan ideally suited for today’s families. The Pacifica Hybrid is the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment and achieves more than 80 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode and more than 30 miles of all-electric range.
The Dodge//SRT brand will be bringing the brand’s Dodge Challenger lineup to case the unrivaled horsepower, all-weather capability, and overall interior roominess, it is a true GT car. Its heritage design, unmatched power, and everyday livability combine to make this authentic but modern Dodge muscle car every bit as beloved and relevant to today’s consumer as the first generation was 50 years ago. Dodge will proudly display the most powerful and fastest muscle car, the “demon-possessed” 797-horsepower SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. The Dodge display also will feature 2020 models of Charger, Durango, and Journey.
The FIAT brand will showcase the recently updated 2020 Fiat 500X and the Fiat 124 Spider. The Fiat 500X features standard all-wheel drive and a fuel-efficient 1.3-liter direct-injection turbocharged engine, generating 177 horsepower and a best-in-class torque rating of 210 lb.-ft. Starting at a $25,390 U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), the Fiat 124 Spider is the most affordable roadster in its class and features a class-exclusive four-cylinder turbocharged engine, best-in-class highway fuel economy, best-in-class cargo room, and class-exclusive quad exhaust tips. FIAT is the only brand in the industry to offer standard turbo powertrains that deliver at least 30 MPG across its entire lineup.
The Jeep brand returns to the show with the new 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave, representing the ultimate in high-speed off-road capability and performance in sand environments. That performance comes courtesy of the Jeep brand’s renowned 4×4 system with significant suspension upgrades and extensive testing over harsh sand and desert terrain for vehicle durability and protection. Gladiator Mojave models feature new, specially tuned Fox™ 2.5-inch internal bypass shocks with external reservoirs, industry-exclusive FOX front hydraulic jounce bumpers, a reinforced frame, a 1-inch front suspension lift with a silver front skid plate, stronger axles with cast-iron steering knuckles, aggressive front seats with integrated upper bolsters and standard 33-inch Falken Wildpeak all-terrain tires. All of these standard features enable the Gladiator Mojave to become the Jeep brand’s first “Desert Rated” vehicle.
The 2020 Ram 2500 Power Wagon will take center stage for the Ram Truck brand. The Ram 2500 Power Wagon is the most capable production off-road truck in the industry. The Power Wagon features a unique suspension, factory suspension lift, locking front and rear differentials, disconnecting sway bar and a 12,000-pound winch. Power Wagon now features a 360-degree camera, which includes forward-view camera gridlines to help navigate obstacles. An integrated front-mounted WARN Zeon-12 winch features a unique fairlead and fairlead retainer with a new synthetic line that cannot kink does not fray and is more maneuverable.
Visitors to the Ram Truck display also will see the rest of the Ram Heavy Duty lineup. The 2020 Ram Heavy Duty offers a towing capacity of 35,100 pounds and a payload capacity of 7,680 pounds. Driving it all, the pickup segment’s first 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque engine, the Cummins I-6 Turbo Diesel. The new Ram Heavy Duty also sets benchmarks in comfort, luxury materials, innovation, and technology extending well past any competitive offerings. Class-leading ride and handling are accomplished via a class-exclusive link-coil rear (2500) suspension system with optional rear air suspension (2500 and 3500). Giving maximum effort all day, every day with confidence, the Ram Heavy Duty line of pickup trucks steps forward with the full force of modern capability.
Additionally, the show offers ride-and-drive opportunities that give consumers the chance to get behind the wheel, further guiding them along the road to a new vehicle purchase. The 2020 show is from February 26th to March 1st. For more information, visit www.GoAutoShow.com.