Strange but true: The first Dodge to wear the Dart nameplate wasn’t a compact sedan like the 2013 Dodge Dart. It was a mid-sized sedan produced from 1960 to 1963. Stranger yet: The name originally chosen for this car wasn’t Dart. It was Zipp.
How’s that for a car name—Zipp? Reportedly, the name tested extremely well in consumer surveys.
However, the Zipp name was dropped before introduction (fortunately, perhaps) in favor of Dart, and this first generation…Read More