Chrysler executive Dan Knott, considered an all-around great guy, took medical retirement on April 13 due to cancer, and he sadly passed away on April 29. His 24-year tenure with The Pentastar began in the role of senior engineer. By the time he took the job as head of procurement in 2009, he had helped create marquee SRT models including the Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300C.
The Pentastar V6 has been Chrysler's magic bullet as of late, combining solid power and impressive fuel efficiency. The do-all powerplant has found its way into a just about any Chrysler Group vehicle with an engine bay to accept it... Read Post
Automotive News reports that Chrysler is replacing the cylinder heads on certain Pentastar V6 engines with "more robust" parts. The automaker hasn't detailed the problem behind the replacement, but says that there were around 1,300 ... Read Post
Plants/Manufacturing, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Chrysler Pentastar V6 engine begins production - Click above for high-res image gallery The artist engine formerly known as Prince Phoenix has officially hit the assembly lines at the Chry... Read Post