The Chrysler Group reported the Dodge Dart’s best-ever sales month in November 2014 as year-over-year volume jumped 39% to 9012 units. This was the first time Dart volume climbed beyond 9000 units in a single month. The previous topShow More Summary
The Dodge Dart is the hero in town in Albuquerque NM You can see all my USA Coast to Coast Reports here! After detailing the history and highlights of the Old Route 66 from Oklahoma to New Mexico, we now pause in New Mexico to analyse the vehicle landscape in Albuquerque and Gallup. Show More Summary
A Dodge Dart SRT is on its way, set to do battle with the Subaru WRX and the like with turbo power and all-wheel drive. But what will it look like? I'm really hoping it will turn out like this render from STL Media Design. It's a baby Hellcat! Read more...
The Dart's efficiency-boosting nine-speed auto has been delayed until the compact's mid-2016 refresh.
Since the launch of the Dodge Dart, the 9-speed automatic has been touted as a crucial component of that vehicle’s competitive advantage, offering unparalleled refinement, fuel economy advantages and a performance boost to the 2.4L 4-cylinder, and the less inspiring 2.0L mill. Show More Summary
W+K Portland launched the “Don’t Touch My Dart” campaign earlier this month, pairing comedians Craig Robinson and Jake Johnson. Well, it’s a few weeks later and the duo are back for several follow-up spots the agency has released for...Show More Summary
The clutch on my brand new Dodge Dart went with only 11k miles on it. I've owned plenty of manual transmission vehicles and I don't abuse them. But the dealer said that I have to pay for the replacement. What should I do? Read more....
McCann & MRM enlist the aid of actor/comedian Craig Robinson (who also stars in a campaign for Dodge Dart) in the latest spot for Verizon FiOS. The spot is a mock infomercial, featuring Robinson crooning hits about Verizon’s service, touting the amount of recordable time provided. Show More Summary
Dodge has officially snuffed out my fever dreams of a 707 horsepower V8 AWD compact car, giving a clear denial of a Dart Hellcat at their recent press conference. Read more...
So many Chrysler A-bodies in junkyards these days, even though the last ones rolled off the assembly line in 1981 (in South America and Australia; the final Detroit-built A-body was a 1976 model). These cars were cheap and simple, and...Show More Summary
Craig Robinson and Jake Johnson are bickering over a car. In a new series of commercials being released over the next two months, the actor-comedians play two neighbors—one with a Dodge Dart and one without. “It’s pretty clear that Dodge...Show More Summary
Dodge is hoping that a heavy dash of humor helps it move some more units of the Dart with a hilarious ad campaign called Don't Touch My Dart. The spots star actors Craig Robinson, best known for his role as Darryl on The Office, and Jake Johnson from New Girl as neighbors and friends playing a game of one-upmanship over Robinson's new car. Show More Summary
Dodge teams up with Craig Robinson and Jake Johnson for a new Dart ad campaign.
Amazingly, comedians Craig Robinson and Jake Johnson had yet to appear in any major films, shows or campaigns together before this week. That all changed with the release of these inaugural clips in W+K Portland‘s new campaign for client Dodge. Show More Summary
1966 Dodge D-Dart Trans-Am racer. Photos by David Newhardt, courtesy Mecum Auctions. In 1966, Dodge offered buyers a performance-enhanced version of its Dart, built specifically for D Stock drag racing. With a little bit of work, a few enterprising road racers discovered that these cars were competitive in the SCCA’s new Trans-American Sedan Championship series, […]
For as many positive attributes as the tagline for this Arch Brown/Bud Juneau story on the 1964 Dodge Dart – which originally ran in SIA #188, March 2002 – promised, Brown sure gave quite a few negatives as well. After all, the owner of the restored Dart convertible that Juneau photographed and drove opted to […]
Four hundred cubic centimeters. That’s not a whole lot of volume. A cylinder that’s about 3 inches in diameter and 4 inches tall. It’s rather amazing what a difference that about a coffee cup’s worth of displacement will make in the character of an automobile. In my first look at the Dodge Dart, I felt […]