Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $25,000 Dodge Daytona Turbo Z?

Yesterday, 68% of voters felt that $129,900 was too much to pay » 11/26/08 8:30am 11/26/08 8:30am for a 4-year-old lemon-law-buyback Maybach 57, which is doing pretty well according to the harsh standards set by Nice Price Or Crack Pipe. Today we'll be considering a super-low-mileage, near-showroom-condition Dodge Daytona… but we're not talking about…

1984 Chrysler LeBaron: Does The Continental Kit Make It Better?

The Chrysler K-car is subject to both love and hate. Yes it helped save the Pentastar brand's hiney back in the day, serving as the basis for the mega-hit that was the minivan. Yes, there are still some sick-o's out there who get a kick out of raising the boost on the turbo models and surprising folks off the line.… » 6/24/08 2:30pm 6/24/08 2:30pm

Spend The Malaise Winter In An '82 Plymouth!

You could be stuck in a snowdrift, spinning the rear wheels on what appears to be a mid-70s Buick... or you could head on down to your Plymouth dealer and buy one of the fruits of the US Government's bailout of Chrysler Corporation: The 1982 Horizon, Reliant, and TC3! Remember the TC3? Yes, the Plymouth clone of the… » 4/17/08 11:00am 4/17/08 11:00am

Like Tina, It Sure Ain't Built For Speed: 1990 Plymouth Acclaim

While the ol' Chrysler K platform (or, in this case, its AA cousin) was getting a bit long of tooth by 1990, Chrysler was still able to slather plenty of Virtually Velour™, Simu-Leather™, and Petroleo-Wood™ all over the interior, then pay Tina Turner to reference some Willie Dixon: » 4/09/08 11:00am 4/09/08 11:00am

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Ultimate K-Car: PPG Dodge Twin Turbo Interceptor

Although based on an eighties Dodge Daytona which is technically a G-platform, the Indy World Series Dodge Pace Cars nonetheless represent the apex of K-platform engineering. A Chrysler 2.2L topped with a Cosworth twin-cam head served as the mid-engine heart of this eighties automobile of the rear-drive future. Twin… » 5/09/07 4:30pm 5/09/07 4:30pm