I don’t want to imply that we are living in an era of quitters, but having come across this given up upon PT Cruiser in the U-Pull-It yard, I wonder—is gumption a goner?
If you’ve always wanted a first-generation Volkswagen New Beetle convertible, but wished that the styling was less clean and more complicated and convoluted and confusing, then boy are you in luck, because there’s a fake-wood paneled New Beetle convertible with a hood and grille from a PT Cruiser with your name on it.…
It’s just a car, right? It runs and drives fine. It’s spacious, it’s capable, and dammit it works. So why do people loathe and mock these things?
This is possibly the most brave car story I have heard told on the Internet—how one owner came to appreciate the most hated car of modern times. This is a story of love and a PT Cruiser.
By now, you've probably seen the video where I use a Hummer to crush a Chrysler PT Cruiser. If you haven't, then boy, that was a hell of a spoiler.
As many of you know, I've owned a series of remarkable cars in my lifetime. Porsche. Ferrari. BMW M. Mercedes AMG. Lotus. Land Rover. Cadillac CTS-V. And now, I'm adding another highly recognizable name to my unique car history: the Chrysler PT Cruiser.
Jesus, Russia. You've really gone and done it this time.
Recently, AskReddit asked the ultimate question of a little-understood, massively maligned subculture: "PT Cruiser owners, what tragedy burdened you with your car?" Here are the best of the replies.
Sarah Richardson is a model citizen of Las Cruces, N.M. She's a beauty queen, she volunteers in the community, and she may even want world peace. But she ended up disturbing the peace the other day when she allegedly got drunk and crashed her car into a light pole.
An airbrushed PT Cruiser depicting naked people in a "passionate embrace" drew attention from a Utah TV station and a report to the South Jordan police. Meanwhile, who gets to walk free from harassment? Mormon nudists.
The streets of East St. Louis were filled with screams and gunfire this morning as a naked man with an AK-47 went on a shooting rampage from behind the wheel of a stolen PT Cruiser Convertible.
The PT Cruiser started the whole retro-car trend. It's gone now, but should they ever do a retro version of that retro car, let's hope they use today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom V8 as the template.
Today is the final day of production for the Chrysler PT Cruiser. Once the shining star and gotta-have Chrysler of the moment, the much-neglected PT has finally been put to rest. It serves as a perfect demonstration of Chrysler's failings.
Chrysler has taken the art of blowing smoke up consumer asses to a new level at this year's Detroit Auto Show, unveiling enough paint-and sticker-special editions to fill an entire gallery. Nitro Detonator? Really? Let's take a depressing look.
Last year the Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream Cruiser Series 5 was unveiled on Detroit's Woodward Avenue. Now, on the day we find out it's not-yet-dead, we finally answer the only question we had: How much does that billet grille weigh?