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Category Archives: Plymouth

2008 – Current Dodge Challenger Superbird: Missed Flight


This is the time of year when many Americans swell with nationalistic pride. As the birthplace of the pony and muscle car (or super car as they were called back … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

1978-1990 Dodge Omni/Plymouth Horizon: Two Cars One Mission


If you follow Chrysler history closely, you know that it can be summarized at times by crisis and innovation in equal measures. With each new threat of bankruptcy, the company … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 10 Comments

1969-1971 Chrysler 300: When Big Was Beautiful


1969 was a turbulent year. Protests, riots and rising inflation made headlines. Despite all the gloom and doom, the Flower Power movement was in full bloom and men were walking … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

1987-1995 Dodge Shadow/Plymouth Sundance: From Michigan to Mexico


Have you ever noticed how some cars just seem to fit into the fabric of things because they were so common? The Dodge Shadow /Plymouth Sundance pair was that type … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

1978-1983 Dodge Challenger/Plymouth Sapporo: Lost Legacy


The air was pretty much out of the muscle car balloon of the 60’s and 70’s by the time the new Challenger/Sapporo twins rolled into Dodge and Plymouth showrooms. It … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

1968-1971 Plymouth GTX: Driving in the Shadow of Giants


In a big family with plenty of over achievers, it’s easy to overlook some siblings. Take late 60’s Chrysler, with names like Barracuda, Charger and Challenger getting all the press … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

1970-1974 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe: Tempering Muscle with Luxury


  For Chrysler, the Muscle car era produced many storied machines that captured the public’s imagination. In the course of praising top performance versions of the Charger, Challenger and Cuda … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 5 Comments

1997-2002 Plymouth Prowler: Don’t Call It Retro


Once upon a time the hot rod scene in America was full of improvised crates fitted with home tweaked, high-powered V8 engines. These were simple cars that could be repaired in … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

1967 Plymouth GTX: Mopar’s Unsung Trailblaizer


Casual MOPAR fans know all about the Charger, Challenger and Cuda, but many often overlook the cars that Chrysler sold as base model sleepers with performance parts hidden underneath sedate … Continue reading

January 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

2000-2005 Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth Neon: Suprising Low Level Luxury


Although many would find it difficult to believe, a small percentage of Neons passed for low-end near luxury cars, especially in international markets were the Dodge name did not conjure up images of hillbilly and MOPAR lovin’ rednecks.

July 17, 2010 · Leave a comment