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February 15, 2002 – The last Plymouth Prowler
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February 15, 2002 – The last Plymouth Prowler

1999 Plymouth Prowler. Photos by Greg Gjerdingen CC2.0 In 1993, as a followup to the Dodge Viper, Chrysler rolled out the Plymouth Prowler concept car. With a design influenced in part by famed hot rod builder Chip Foose, the car received enough consumer attention that Chrysler actually put the creation into production in 1997. However, it received a modest drivetrain. The first production Prowlers featured a 214 hp V6 linked to an automatic transmission. In 1999, after a one year hiatus, the car returned with an upgraded 253 hp V6 and a semi-auto 4 speed. The car remained in production as a Plymouth until the brand went bellyup in 2001, at which point the car was rebadged as a Chrysler. It remained so until the last one left the assembly line on this day in 2002. All together, 1...

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