Mopar Announces Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas
Say ??I love you?? With a Brand New Set of Slush Mats or a 572 Cubic-inch HEMI ?? V-8 Engine That Generates 650 Horsepower and 660 lb.-ft of Torque
Auburn Hills, Mich. , Dec 2, 2009 –
If Santa wanted additional power and accessories for his ride, he??d shop at www.mopar.com. Today Mopar ?? announced its Top 10 list of holiday gift ideas for automotive enthusiasts.
??Whether you??re looking to stuff a stocking or stuff a new motor into your vehicle, Mopar is the place to turn for automotive parts and accessories,?? said Jim Sassorossi, Director of Mopar Parts, Sales and Marketing, Chrysler Group LLC. ??With more than 280,000 proven, quality-tested parts and accessories for Chrysler, Jeep ?? , Dodge and Ram vehicles, we cover all of the main categories in the automotive aftermarket.??
Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas from Mopar
FLO TV??: Chrysler Group LLC is the first automaker in the U.S. to offer live, mobile TV with up to 20 channels including ESPN, CBS Mobile, CNBC, Comedy Central, Fox News, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go, Nickelodeon and more. FLO TV will be available on Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles as a dealer-installed option. It may also be added to original-equipment entertainment systems on select 2008-2010 model-year vehicles. Manufacturer??s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP): $629 plus installation (late-December availability). A one-year pre-paid FLO TV subscription is included with installation.
Remote Start: Start the car from afar with Remote Start. From up to 300 feet away, drivers may start their vehicle and allow the engine to warm up and the interior of the vehicle to heat or cool based on the pre-set temperature. Remote Start is available on select Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles built from the 2008 model year through the 2010 model year. Depending on the vehicle, the MSRP ranges from $235 to $299, plus installation.
Uconnect Web??: This new level of wireless technology provides high-speed WiFi and hands-free 3G cellular connectivity. This industry-first system transforms the vehicle into a mobile ??hot spot?? and provides instant access to web sites, e-mail, personalized music, online gaming, photo albums and more. The ??hot spot?? connection radius is approximately 100 feet, making it convenient for all passengers to access the internet. MSRP: $499. The MSRP includes a holiday special $300 rebate when a two-year service agreement is activated. The offer is good through 12/31/2009.
Mopar Jeep Wrangler Lift Kits: This is for the Jeep Wrangler owner who wants to utilize larger tires. The kit allows the vehicle to wear 33-35-inch tires depending on lift height and enables even more serious off-roading duties to the already capable and iconic Jeep Wrangler. Lift kits are available for 2007-2010 Jeep Wrangler models. MSRP ranges from $1,510 to $5,475
Cat-back Exhaust System: Features a free-flow system that provides gains in horsepower and torque, in addition to improved fuel economy and a deep-toned exhaust note. The system is available for 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T and 2005-2008 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 and Dodge Magnum. MSRP: $1,190
Mopar Stage 2 Coilover Suspension Kit: This performance kit, available on 2005-2009 Dodge Magnum, Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger, and 2008/2009 Dodge Challenger, utilizes cutting-edge technology born on the track and raised on the street. With struts constructed of stainless steel, the kit allows you to lower your vehicle within a specified range using adjustable spring perches to suit your driving needs. It is height-adjustable from 0 mm to 30 mm lower than factory, and includes fixed-valve dampers. MSRP: $1,750
410 Six Pack Crate Engine: Mopar??s 410 Stroker Small Block has all of the goods. It packs 470 horsepower and 490 lb.-ft. of torque into a 340 cubic-inch block. Basics include four bolt mains, aluminum heads and a high-lift camshaft. Topped with an aluminum Six Pack manifold, the engine is a perfect replacement for any 340 block. For cruise nights or a day at the drag strip, this engine delivers. MSRP: $13,070
New 572 Cubic-inch HEMI V-8 Engine: With 650 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque, this new monster engine is the centerpiece of Mopar??s crate engine program. It continues the heritage of the 1960??s HEMI engines made popular in vehicles including the Plymouth Barracuda ??HEMI ??Cuda??, Plymouth Satellite and Dodge Charger. MSRP: $18,300
Slush Mats: Mopar??s heavy-duty rubber mats protect the vehicle??s carpet. Deep grooves prevent water, snow and mud from spilling on to the vehicle??s carpeting, while its rubber-nibbed backing helps keep mats in place. MSRP: $50-$100, depending on vehicle.
Model HEMI Display Engine: Enjoy a plastic pre-assembled 426 HEMI 1:6 scale model that may be ordered at your local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram store. MSRP: $41
About Mopar
Mopar distributes approximately 280,000 parts and accessories in more than 90 countries and is the source of all original equipment parts for Chrysler, Jeep, Ram and Dodge vehicles. Mopar parts are unique in that they are engineered by the same teams that create factory-authorized vehicle specifications for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles ?? a direct connection that no other aftermarket parts company can provide.
More Than 70 Years of Mopar
When Chrysler bought Dodge in 1928, the need for a dedicated parts manufacturer, supplier and distribution system to support the growing enterprise led to the formation of the Chrysler Motor Parts Corporation (CMPC) in 1929.
Mopar (a simple contraction of the words MOtor and PARts) was trademarked for a line of antifreeze products in 1937. It also was widely used as a moniker for the CMPC. The Mopar brand made its mark in the 1960??s ?? the muscle-car era. The Chrysler Corporation built race-ready Dodge and Plymouth ??package cars?? equipped with special high-performance parts. Mopar carried a line of ??special parts?? for super stock drag racers and developed its racing parts division called Mopar Performance Parts to enhance speed and handling for both road and racing use.


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