Turbo Slant-Six Equipped 1960 Dodge Dart Is Our Kind Of Cool

While to some making a 1960 Dodge Dart Seneca Coupe cooler than when it left the factory might seem fairly easy, in the eyes of Exner-era Mopar devotees like ourselves it's no simple task. Even so, we think whoever built this unique car complete with a turbocharged slant six engine and a floor shift four speed managed… » 5/26/12 1:00pm 5/26/12 1:00pm

What is your favorite inline six engine?

Six pistons in a line—a wonderfully simple design that produced a well balanced, reliable and vibration free engine. Even though the modern V6 has pushed the inline six dangerously close to extinction, the configuration has been used to produce some pretty great engines in the past. What is your favorite inline six… » 6/18/11 4:00pm 6/18/11 4:00pm

The 1962 Plymouths Deliver A Kick In The Teeth, Frankie Fontaine Weeps

When Chrysler made the '62 Plymouths get better mileage and require less maintenance, it was really all about crushing the American small businessman. At least, that's the message Frank Fontaine delivers in this ad. » 1/26/09 3:00pm 1/26/09 3:00pm

Reduction-gear starter! 4-quart oil capacity! Self-adjusting brakes! Owner-accessible fusebox! 20…

Billy Jack's Revenge: Judge, Jury, And Executioner In Portland

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 9/05/08 12:40pm 9/05/08 12:40pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . Today's find is a '72 Plymouth Duster (or maybe it's a '71) with an innovative customization job. shot the Billy Jack's Revenge on the damp streets of Portland, Oregon, and we can't help but…

Even a Slant Six Couldn't Save It: 1966 Dodge Dart 270

After two consecutive days of old Junkyard Find Dodges, we might as well see yet another one. It's a sign of how many 60s Chrysler A-bodies were manufactured (and how rugged they were) that you see more of them in the junkyard today than you do, say, 20-year-old Hyundai Excels. This one is a bit new to have the… » 2/13/08 2:00pm 2/13/08 2:00pm

Slant Six Aircraft Tractor Alert!

The Chrysler Slant Six is, of course, one of our all-time favorite engines. So you can imagine our joy when Mopar and military-vehicle expert Clinto pulled our coat about this North Western Motor Company JG-40PT15 aircraft tractor, which is powered by... you guessed it! Jump like a JG-40PT15 hauling an Ekranoplan up a … » 10/30/07 2:30pm 10/30/07 2:30pm

Workhorse Engine of the Day: Chrysler Slant Six

Like the iconic Small-Block Chevrolet and Air-Cooled VW, the Slant Six is one of those engines that must be included in this series. It wasn't made for quite as many years as the other two (though it made it well past 40 years if you count engines sold in Mexico), but it established a well-deserved rep as a virtually… » 10/17/07 2:30pm 10/17/07 2:30pm

Jalopnik Poll: Which Dodge Dart Should Nardelli Build?

Of all the facts in a New York Times article focusing on incoming Chrysler fearless leader Robert Nardelli, there was one that caught our eye. Mr. Nardelli's first car out of high school was a 1966 Dodge Dart. As Mr. Nardelli's love for the company dates back to this car, it seems only fitting that he spearhead… » 8/13/07 3:30pm 8/13/07 3:30pm