Chrysler Reviews

What’s Wrong With Retro? The VW Beetle Vs. The Chrysler PT Cruiser

In the July 9 issue of Automotive News, J. Mays declared that retro designs for automobiles have become passé. Why should that matter? Because this announcement comes from the very man who spawned a huge retro trend with his 1998 design for Volkswagen’s New Beetle. The popularity of that design led to other retro-tinged imitations, such as BMW’s MINI Cooper, the Fiat 500, the Chevrolet Camaro, the Dodge Challenger, and many, many more. [...]