Back when your mom was a total Betty the Platters reached number one on both the R&B and pop charts with The Great Pretender, a song about feigning not to care about a spurned love. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe SLX is a Trooper pretending it's an Acura, but will you spurn its five thousand dollar price? Ooh-ooh.
If you've been reading Jalopnik, today's newly-unveiled logo for Dodge won't surprise you. Last month we showed you our rendering of a new Dodge logo based on reports from our sources. As you can see, we were right.
When Chrysler spun-off trucks into their own Ram brand it created a problem for Dodge: The logo is a ram. Our sources claim Dodge plans to kill the "ram" in a new logo that'll likely look like this.
Either someone's having, as they say on the continent, a bit of a laugh, or BMW's got some manner of 7.0-liter W12 in the works to counter rival VW's twin-sixey. Sure, it's most likely the former, but whoever put this together is a master of subtle automotive jokes — easily lost on 99% of motorists. Sir, whoever you…