What do you get when you mix Alfa Romero DNA with Dodge passion and design? A compact sedan that rewrites all the rules.

The Dart Story: Manufacturing

 

The 2013 Dodge Dart is proudly built in America at a state-of-the-art Chrysler facility in Belvidere, Illinois. Leveraging advanced tools and technology, the Belvedere facility is able to assemble the all-new Dodge Dart to world-class quality standards.

 

“This is a crucial vehicle launch for the company as we re-enter the compact sedan market, and everyone is committed to launching a high-quality product,” says Doug Betts, Senior Vice President, Quality, Chrysler Group LLC. “We’ve invested $20 million in new quality tools and processes at the Belvidere Assembly Plant to…

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The Dart Story: Manufacturing

Dart First with Wireless Charging

Here’s an industry first from Dodge and Mopar: The 2013 Dart will offer cordless, hands-free recharging of smart phones, MP3 players, and similar personal devices.

 

Neatly integrated into the Dart’s center console bin, the cordless charger is compatible with iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and other popular mobile platforms.  A fitted case tailored to the specific device is required and included with the charger at a preliminary list price of $199.99 plus installation.

 

The innovative Mopar technology will be offered first in the all-new 2013 Dart, which arrives in…

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Dart First with Wireless Charging

Inside Travis Pastrana’s 600hp Dodge Dart

 

Here’s a look behind the scenes at the construction of the race-prepped Dodge Dart that Travis Pastrana will run in the Global Rallycross Championship series in 2012. Due to the extreme nature of the sport, a lot of preparation goes into these vehicles.  The all-new Dodge Dart received a number of purpose-built upgrades to produce an extremely fast and safe rallycross car.

 

Modifications include a comprehensive roll cage, race tuned suspension system and Kevlar impregnated carbon fiber skid plates, allowing the Dart to…

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Inside Travis Pastrana’s 600hp Dodge Dart