Chrysler Dodge and the Last Days of the V8


There is nothing like the sound, smoothness and the exhilaration of a V8 engine. After more than hundred years the V8 continues to be a prestigious option. The days are fading for the mighty V8. Fuel consumption,greenhouse gases, and demand is behind their eventual demise.  I want a V8!  Turbo, Supercharged 4 and 6 CylinderContinue reading “Chrysler Dodge and the Last Days of the V8”

Dodge Charger “The American Car”


Drive on America roadways, many of the cars look alike. At dusk the Honda, Nissan’s,Toyota, Hyundai’s on the road often blend into one car. Even the Bimmers and the Benz can look like your pedestrian car. With exception of the newer Cadillac Escalade’s and the Volvo’s, most boxy boring SUV’s, look like all other SUV’s.Continue reading “Dodge Charger “The American Car””

Chrysler What did you do!


By CityFella The New York International Auto Show is one of most important car shows in the world (Sorry Sacramento)  new cars are often introduced to the world at this show. This year Chrysler/Fiat introduced a refreshed 2015 Dodge Charger.   Many of my followers know, I like the current Dodge Charger. Front to rearContinue reading “Chrysler What did you do!”

Chrysler? Chrysler! (Revisiting the Shotgun Marriage to Fiat)


My love affair with Chrysler began with the 1968 Dodge Charger  from its front end to its rear, its didn’t look like a GM or Ford, it was Mopar.   Of course some of my friends liked the square Roadrunner   the  corporate twin of the Dodge.   I was a Dodge kid until Chrysler introudced the Plymouth Superbird  sure Dodge had version called the Daytona, but they didn’tContinue reading “Chrysler? Chrysler! (Revisiting the Shotgun Marriage to Fiat)”

Fiat returns to America


I have never been comfortable with the shotgun marriage of Fiat and Chrysler.   The words Chrysler and Quality have been at odds for many years.   Fiat has a poor reputation among European automakers.   So the pairing of the two in this  very competitive market where the quality plays such  important role seems odd. Few companies can afford to offer Hyundai’s generousContinue reading “Fiat returns to America”