FCA Exhibits New Cars at the Houston Auto Show
The Houston Auto Show is an annual auto show that takes place every January in Texas. The show brings in some of the world’s biggest automobile manufacturers including Acura, Aston Martin, Bentley, Jeep, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Rolls Royce, Subaru, Volkswagen, and Volvo.
This year, one of the Houston’s Auto Show’s exhibitors is Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). The FCA will host a variety of displays and interactive exhibits featuring Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, FIAT, Dodge SRT, Jeep, and Ram brand vehicles.
Alfa Romeo Brand
The Alfa Romeo display will feature the Alfa Romeo Giulia, the reigning “Performance Sedan of Texas,” a feat awarded by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA). Alfa Romeo will also feature the Stelvio, a mid size SUV that brings world-class performance, seductive Italian style, and an exhilarating driving experience to the driver.
As for Chrysler’s exhibit, the Chrysler Pacifica and the Pacifica Hybrid will be displayed. The Pacifica reinvented the minivan segment with a remarkable level of functionality, versatility, technology, and styling. The Pacifica is offered with 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.
Dodge is responsible for the world’s most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the form of the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody. Powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine, the Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody boasts a roaring 707 horsepower and 850 Nm of torque. The Hellcat delivers a top speed of 315 kph, and can go from 0 to 100 kph in 3.6 seconds.
The FIAT brand will showcase the 2020 Fiat 500X and the Fiat 124 Spider. The Fiat 500X is a subcompact crossover SUV that comes standard with all-wheel drive and a fuel-efficient 1.3-liter direct-injection turbocharged engine, capable of putting out 177 hp and 284 Nm of torque. On the other hand, the Fiat 124 Spider is the most affordable roadster in its class, starting at $25,390 (Php 1.3 million). The 124 Spider 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.
The Jeep brand will exhibit the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel at the Houston Auto Show. The new Jeep features a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine, capable of producing 260 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque, and comes standard with engine stop-start (ESS) technology. The Jeep brand also will showcase the Jeep Gladiator, the most off-road capable midsize truck ever, as well as TAWA award winners Jeep Renegade, “Subcompact Sport Utility Vehicle of Texas,” and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, “Off-road Sport Utility Vehicle of Texas.” Also on display are the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass.
The Houston Auto Show will be open from January 22 to 26, 2020 at the NRG Center at One NRG Park in Houston, Texas. Opening and closing times vary.