Perhaps one of the more anticipated production-related debuts this auto show seaon is none other than Chrysler's new Dodge Caliber replacement, the Dart. The media embargo on the Dodge compact sedan broke this morning and a slew of different images of the car have been surfacing on the internet throughout the day today through various websites. There's even a
The new Dart definitely brings a lot to the table for a car of its class. Chrysler will offer a new, optional nine-speed automatic as well as three different engine options, ranging from a 2.0L 16-valve four-cylinder, a MultiAir 2.4L four-cylinder, and a 1.4L MultiAir turbocharged four-cylinder. The 2.0L and 2.4L are both part of Chrysler's new Tigershark family of small displacement engines. Additionally, the new Dart is also good for an average of 40 mpg (unadjusted).
There's also no denying it's quite a looker as well, with many design elements such as the rear taillight panel being borrowed from it's big brother, the Charger. The design translates very well no matter which trim level you choose (the white car shown alongside the red R/T model is in Limited trim).
More photos will be uploaded here soon, so stay tuned. More details are sure to come at the Detroit Auto Show, which officially kicks off tomorrow.
UPDATE: Full gallery here: