Travis Pastrana Takes Home First Global RallyCross Win in his Dodge Dart

Travis Pastrana Takes Home First Global RallyCross Win in his Dodge Dart
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After placing in the top 10 only once this season, Travis Pastrana was finally able to secure his first Global RallyCross victory, also marking the first win for a Dodge Dart in the series.  Continue Reading...

Prince Albert of Monaco to Auction 38 Cars from Private Collection

Prince Albert of Monaco to Auction 38 Cars from Private Collection
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The Prince of Monaco, Albert II, is deciding to reorganize the car collection his late father so painstakingly assembled and will begin by auctioning off 38 of them with no reserve. Continue Reading...

Dodge Dart Hatchback Maybe Revealed in Patent Drawings

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Dodge Dart Hatchback Maybe Revealed in Patent Drawings
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Dubious news about a Dodge Dart hatchback is surfacing after an Italian forum posted patent drawings depicting what could be a hatchback version of the brand’s high mpg poster boy. Then again, maybe not. Continue Reading...

Chrysler Town & Country Axed, Dodge Dart SRT4 on its Way

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Chrysler Town & Country Axed, Dodge Dart SRT4 on its Way
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The original minivan will officially be retired in 2014, Chrysler-Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has revealed. That same year Jeep will also axe the Compass crossover while a high-performance version of the new Dart compact will be launched in the coming years. Continue Reading...

EPA vs CAFE: The Two Sides of Fuel Economy Numbers

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EPA vs CAFE: The Two Sides of Fuel Economy Numbers
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  Fuel economy numbers are more important now than ever before, as gas prices continue to rise in North America. Recently Dodge came under criticism for announcing its upcoming Dart compact will get 40 mpg combined. An impressively high number, even a class-leading car like the Hyundai Elantra, which gets 40 mpg highway, only achieves… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Vehicle Configurator Goes Live

2013 Dodge Dart Vehicle Configurator Goes Live
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Dodge is ramping up its marketing for the upcoming Dart model that will be made available in the second quarter of this year. The newly-launched website has now received a vehicle car configurator where users can customize their Dart even though pricing has yet to be finalized. The Dart will be available in five trim… Continue Reading...

Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

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Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute: 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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Of all the special edition vehicles Mopar has on display today at the Chicago Auto Show, the Dodge Dart is probably the most attractive. It’s also the most radically different looking of the four vehicles we had a chance to see today thanks to the sweeping carbon fiber hood with an aggressive-looking hood scoop that… Continue Reading...

2013 Chrysler 100 Confirmed

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2013 Chrysler 100 Confirmed
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It was only a matter of time until Fiat‘s small car DNA seeped into Chrysler‘s veins and morphed a small car capable of competing with the Ford Focus and Honda Civic, the Chrysler 100. Truth be told, that already happened with the Dodge Dart, which we reported on during the Detroit International Auto Show last… Continue Reading...

Mopar Edition Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute

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Mopar Edition Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute
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Mopar has treated us to some automotive delights this morning by releasing Chrysler vehicles decked out with Mopar parts in celebration of the aftermarket parts companies 75th anniversary. The Dodge Dart GTS 210 Tribute is a race inspired package that takes the already sporty looking Dart to a new level of performance. The exterior of the… Continue Reading...

Dodge Dart Will Get Hyundai Transmission

Dodge Dart Will Get Hyundai Transmission
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Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik recently confirmed that they’ll be supplying Chrysler with the six-speed automatic transmission that will be found in the new Dodge Dart. The announcement gets our attention since Chrysler and Hyundai recently split from the Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance (GEMA) which also involved Japanese automaker, Mitsubishi. As a result from… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart to Get Over 150 Mopar Accessories

2013 Dodge Dart to Get Over 150 Mopar Accessories
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The Dodge Dart is being billed as Chrysler-Fiat‘s foray into the increased efficiency market that is growing quickly in the U.S. Now, Dodge customers who are already planning on buying one when they become available in 2013 have a little more to look forward to. Mopar is offering a list of accessories and a few… Continue Reading...

Chrysler Reserves Diesel Engines For Large Vehicles

Chrysler Reserves Diesel Engines For Large Vehicles
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The fuel wars are heating up as automakers search for new ways to squeeze more mileage out of their cars. While some might take this chance to preach doom and gloom for future cars, Chrysler-Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne isn’t ready to call the Road Warrior just yet. Some companies are turning to electric vehicles, others… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Video – First Look: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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The compact car category continues to grow and is increasingly becoming the most important and highest volume segment in America. For years Chrysler hasn’t had a competitive offering, something it is looking to change with the all-new Dodge Dart. Sharing its underpinnings with an Alfa Romeo it’s the direct result of the tie-up between Chrysler… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Leaked Ahead Of Official Debut: Detroit Auto Show Preview [Video]

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One of the debuts everyone has been anxiously awaiting for has been leaked, with the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart hitting the interwebs ahead of its official 2012 Detroit Auto Show debut. The first Chrysler product to be based on a Fiat architecture, the 2013 Dodge Dart looks sporty, contemporary and honestly, very refreshing to see…. Continue Reading...

Why the Dodge Dart Won’t Really Get 40 MPG

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Why the Dodge Dart Won’t Really Get 40 MPG
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The statistics for the new Dodge Dart seemed a little to good to be true, because that is exactly what they are. One of the stipulations in the Fiat takeover was that Chrysler needed to develop a car with at least 40 mpg before the Italian automaker could lock down more shares in the American… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Debut Solidifies Fiat’s Ownership of Chrysler

2013 Dodge Dart Debut Solidifies Fiat’s Ownership of Chrysler
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Oh how compact cars have changed…  Chrysler, or Fiat as it were, is taking a march through the elephant graveyard and bringing new life to some old bones. At least that’s what the badge might get you to think. Fiat now owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler, up from their initial 20 percent holding in 2009…. Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Interior Teased: Detroit Auto Show Preview

2013 Dodge Dart Interior Teased: Detroit Auto Show Preview
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With the Dodge Dart’s official debut around the corner at the upcoming 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Chrysler has decided to continually tease us with exterior photos and now interior shots of the upcoming compact. Dodge is looking to make a statement with the interior of their Dart, boasting that it’ll feature materials and precision craftsmanship… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart Revealed With Alfa Romeo Underpinings

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2013 Dodge Dart Revealed With Alfa Romeo Underpinings
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Dodge revealed teaser shots of their Dart compact car, designed to replace the wretched Caliber crossover, and so far it looks to be the first hit of Alfa Romeo-inspired product for North America. Using the underpinings of the lovely Alfa Giulietta compact, the Dart will use a 1.4L turbocharged Fiat MultiAir engine – good for… Continue Reading...