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The 2013 Dodge Dart Scores Again
by Jen Herman
February 8, 2013 3:03 PM
The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart has captured its 27th award since its introduction. The latest award comes from MotorWeek. Television's longest-running automotive series named the Dodge Dart the best compact car of 2013. The announcement came at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. MotorWeek called the Dart “the perfect mix of Italian flair and American ingenuity.”
MotorWeek road-tested the 2013 Dodge Dart and noted that the Dart “trumps other compacts with lots of high-tech features like a configurable Thin Film Transistor gauge panel, available heated steering wheel and keyless entry, a huge touch screen navigation...
SPEED TV's 'Test Drive' Features 2013 SRT Viper
by Dan Reid
January 15, 2013 1:53 PM
The widely popular “Test Drive” program on Speed TV, hosted by multitime road-racing champion and SRT Motorsports factory driver Tommy Kendall, will feature the 2013 SRT Viper this week.
Set to air at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, Jan. 15, the one-hour show will highlight the return of the fifth-generation Viper sports car. Kendall will be joined on this edition of “Test Drive” by various co-hosts, including 1991 IndyCar champion Michael Andretti. Kendall and Andretti climbed behind the wheel of the 2013 SRT Viper at the Road Atlanta circuit,...
Gilles Rolls Up Sleeves, Helps Build Viper
December 18, 2012 4:30 PM
Conner Avenue (Detroit) Assembly Plant Team Leader Tony Banks welcomed a new addition to his team when President/CEO of SRT Brand Ralph Gilles arrived at the plant on Dec. 18.
Gilles wasn’t there for a meeting or for a tour. He was ready to assemble a Viper with the other members of Banks’ team.
Before assigning Gilles his job for the day, Banks and the team reviewed safety, quality and cycle time specifications with their new teammate.
Gilles torqued bolts, checked quality specifications and installed doors. Said Banks: he “did a fantastic job.”
by Jen Herman
October 25, 2012 2:36 PM
Maxim magazine knows curves and it shows us some in the November 2012 issue. The men's magazine is showering three red-hot Chrysler Group models with recognition in its annual RPM Awards next month. The RPM Awards recognize the fastest, sleekest, most jaw-dropping awesome cars of the year. In fact, Chrysler scored more awards than any other automaker.
Maxim targets the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart Rallye with the award for “Best Italian Car Disguised as a U.S. Family Compact.” Maxim editor Mike Lafavore, who test drove the car, said “we can't remember the last time someone...
The Price of Excellence
by Pete Misiak
September 10, 2012 7:51 PM
Can you really put a price tag on power? How about performance? Craftsmanship? What about creature comforts? Or cutting-edge technology?
Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand factored in these components and came up with a number – actually two pricing numbers – for its 2013 SRT Viper models.
Providing a blend of extreme performance and deliberate preservation, the SRT Viper offers what has become the iconic DNA of a supercar that continues to bring the...