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Mopar to go full boat with 150 Dodge Dart accessories

Posted Jan 11th 2012 4:03PM

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2013 Dodge Dart accessories

Chrysler is serving up an impressive smattering of Mopar accessories for the 2013 Dodge Dart, including a host of performance parts. All told, buyers will be able to chose from a total of 150 accessories that range from an integrated Wi-Fi system to aerodynamic additions.

Chrysler says the Dart will feature the industry's first wireless charging system for phones and other battery-powered gadgets. Users simply install a device-specific case and lay the hardware in a specific charging zone. The device then gets its battery topped off without the hassle of plugging up wires. Handy. Of course, we're more interested in bits like the available 18-inch wheels and performance brake upgrade, which includes new calipers, rotors and performance pads.

In addition, Chrysler is hoping to thwart would-be thieves with a new electronic vehicle tracking system. The automaker partnered with Guidepoint Systems, a leading company in GPS-based vehicle recovery systems, to provide tracking from coast to coast without a subscription. Hit the jump for the press release and head over to the Mopar site for a look at the full list of available options.
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Mopar® to Offer More Than 150 Accessories and Performance Parts for All-new 2013 Dodge Dart
Most Offered in Compact-car Segment:


Industry-first wireless charging
Industry-first Wi-Fi
Industry-first Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS)
Complete list of accessories at http://www.mopar.com

January 10, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - When the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart arrives in showrooms later this year, consumers will have a full menu of more than 150 Mopar® accessories and performance parts from which to choose.

"By itself, our new Dodge Dart will stand out in the compact-car crowd," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC's service, parts and customer-care brand. "But for those who want even more customization and personalization, Mopar is offering more than 150 quality-tested accessories and performance parts."

Following is a select list of Mopar accessories and performance parts for the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart:

Performance Styled Hood: Carbon fiber scooped hood, designed to give the vehicle an aggressive and sporty appearance.

Performance Braking Upgrade: Upgraded calipers, rotors and performance pads provide increased braking power.

Unique Grille: Chrome aluminum, replaces production grille below the bumper to provide a unique appearance.

Grille Cross-hatch Insert: Carbon fiber-style finish, attaches to Dodge cross hatch over grille area, perfect for enhancing the "tuner" image.

18-inch Wheels: Unique Mopar design, polished spokes and black-painted pockets.

Rear-air Diffuser: Matte Black, attaches to rear fascia to provide a unique look to the rear of the vehicle. Designed to coordinate with Chin Spoiler.

Front Fascia Appliqué: Chrome-plated appliqué slides over front/center bumper area to provide a bright front-end appearance.

Front Chin Spoiler: Matte Black, attaches to front fascia to give more aggressive look to the front end.

Side Sills: Matte Black, attaches to side rocker panels to provide a sportier appearance. Designed to coordinate with Front Chin Spoiler and Rear-air Diffuser to provide a unique appearance.

Rear Deck Lid Spoiler: Matte Black, attaches to rear deck lid for a sporty appearance.

Chrome Fuel Door: Made of chrome aluminum, replaces production fuel door. Coordinates with Chrome Mirror Covers and stainless steel B-pillar appliqué.

Chrome Mirror Cover: Chrome-plated, replaces production mirror cover.

B-Pillar Appliqué: Polished stainless steel, attaches to b-pillar area to enhance appearance.

Pedal Kit: Bright finish, attaches to gas and brake pedals to enhance driver's foot well appearance.

Industry-first Wireless Charging: With a higher demand on power from phones and other battery-powered devices, this new wireless charging system allows driver to set electronic devices in a specified charging zone and charge without wires. This is accomplished by creating a virtually invisible charging zone in the vehicle instrument panel or center stack. Energy is then transferred from the charging pad to the device battery, utilizing a compatible device-specific case.

Industry-first Wi-Fi: Allows owners to utilize electronic devices as far as 150 feet from the vehicle. Each passenger may separately access the Web on the go. In-vehicle router receives 3G broadband Internet, allowing access to social media, maps, e-mail, online games, music and more. Works with Wi-Fi enabled device. Subscription required and sold separately.

Industry-first Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS): Mopar's system is powered by Guidepoint Systems, the leader in GPS-enabled stolen-vehicle recovery systems. Unlike other vehicle-tracking systems, the Mopar EVTS offers nationwide tracking without a subscription.

Mopar-First Features
Mopar has introduced numerous industry-first features including:

Vehicle-information apps: first to introduce smartphone vehicle-information applications, a new channel of communication with consumers

Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS): first to market with a new interactive vehicle tracking device that sends owner a text when vehicle is driven too fast or too far based on pre-set parameters

Wi-Fi: first to offer customers the ability to make their vehicle a wireless hot spot
Electronic owner manuals: first to introduce traditional owner manuals in a DVD and brief user-guide format

2011 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak: first to introduce a 500-plus cubic-inch V-10 drag-race package car

Camper trailers: first to introduce off-road camper trailers

WiTECH: first to support vehicle diagnosis and software updates leveraging off-the-shelf personal computers and a dedicated wireless tool network


News Source: Chrysler

Image Credit: Live photos Copyright 2012 Drew Phillips / AOL

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