This is just a small token of respect
to the brand I first started driving with; a brand that for years was
abused, ignored, and generally mishandled by the parent Chrysler
Corporation. They never seemed to figure out what to do with
Plymouth. False starts like the Prowler; gaffes like not giving
Plymouth an LH car; instead giving it to floundering Eagle.
Homonegizing the Neon by blurring the lines between Dodge and
Plymouth models to nothing. Delaying the Breeze cloud car. And that's
just in the mid-late 1990's!!
first Plymouth: Produced June 11, 1928. It is a Plymouth 4.
last Plymouth: Produced June 28, 2001. It is a Plymouth Neon.
Can Plymouth be saved?
Following are some places to look for
further info on this historic brand and how it ended up on the scrap
Pentastars - a great Mopar
history site with a comprehensive history of Plymouth
Writings on the end of
Read all about the Daimler takeover. While the writing was on the wall, the demise of
is certainly intertwined with the the end of the independent Chrysler
Corporation. The links takes you to Allpar's book section; buying
from Amazon through Allpar not only supports Allpar but gets you a
Another editorial on the
I for one will miss Plymouth. Personal
ownership has been limited to a couple Horizons and a Neon,
but my affinity for the brand goes way beyond that. It
will be missed.