No, the new Dart leaked out all over the internet ahead of its official unveil Monday isn't a rear-wheel-drive coupe powered by a six-cylinder engine. (Nor is it the K-car version Dodge sold in Mexico in the '80s. Nostalgia goes both ways.) Built from the bones of the Alfa Romeo Giuletta, the chassis was widened for U.S. use, but Dodge kept good bits like an independent rear suspension. Power derives from one of three four-cylinder engine options; a 1.4-liter turbo, and naturally breathing 2-liter and 2.4-liter versions.
We'll have more about the Dart in a day, but until then, here's what it looks like on the road:
- Dodge Dart