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…

1967: The Dawn Of A New Day For Plymouth

"Dawn Of A New Day" sounds much better than "Plymouth: Only 34 Years To Go," though of course Chrysler's marketers at the time had no idea that the Plymouth brand would barely outlive the current century. What we have here is the '67 Belvedere (a "whale of a lot of car for the money"), the "rich-looking compact" '67… » 6/10/08 11:00am 6/10/08 11:00am

Ethel Lusts For Slant Six Duster, Mom Worried

A woman who feels great passion for a Chrysler A-body with Slant Six power and takes one on a test drive through a corn field? While we're pleased that Ethel has such an excellent sense of priorities, her mother seems hell-bent on getting her to stick a big icepick through her Mopar-loving frontal lobes, find a… » 4/22/08 11:00am 4/22/08 11:00am

Chrysler A-Body With Truck Bed Poll: Valiantpage or Demonpage?

We've seen all manner of Ford and GM cars with truck beds added, but it's not so easy to find Chrysler cars that have been so equipped. In fact, the last one we saw here was the Chargepage. But now our eagle-eyed readers have spotted not one but two truck-bed-havin' Chrysler A-bodies for sale on eBay, and we need to… » 1/14/08 10:30am 1/14/08 10:30am