December 7, 2011 1:26 PM
Thoroughly modern … and sporting a name from Dodge’s
Chrysler Group’s Dodge brand is putting the finishing touches
on the launch of its all-new 2013 Dodge Dart compact car, which
will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show
(NAIAS) in January 2012.
new Dart is the first Chrysler Group vehicle based upon a Fiat
architecture – adapted from the award-winning Alfa Romeo
Giulietta. The Giulietta is renowned for satisfying the most
demanding customers in terms of road-holding, agility and safety,
with exceptional driving dynamics. And, when you dovetail those
attributes with automotive DNA from Fiat and Dodge, the all-new
Dart becomes a thoroughly modern vehicle that’s
fuel-efficient, beautifully designed and crafted, and a joy to
The Dart has a special place within the Dodge automotive family. It
was available beginning in 1960 in North America, becoming a
popular compact from 1963 to 1976.
The 2013 model marks the brand’s re-entry into the compact
sedan segment, offering modern, unmistakable Dodge design. Its
state-of-the-art architecture (with an industry-leading 68% of the
body composed of high-strength steel), results in a very strong and
MultiAir technology delivers optimum combustion at any speed under
all driving conditions by allowing direct and dynamic control of
air intake and combustion. The result is up to a 15% increase in
low engine rpm torque, a 7.5% improvement in fuel efficiency and a
10% reduction in C02 emissions.
to that responsive steering, four-wheel independent suspension, and
available 18-inch wheels, and the Dart is ready to roar to the head
of the compact car segment.
And, there’s more to the new Dart than meets the eye. Its
exterior proportions are set off from every angle by dynamic lines
and curves, along with advanced technology, to deliver exceptional
aerodynamic performance. Plus, its tailored split-crosshair grille,
projector headlamps and fog lamps and accentuated fenders give it
distinction and class.
Dodge Dart is nearly upon us.
A compact sedan for the 21st century.