Anyone remember the Howler concept? Plymouth built it themselves for the 1999 SEMA show. They gave it a 4.7 v8, which according to Wikipedia, made about the same hp as the v6, but bumped up the torque tremendously. They also gave it a 5 speed manual transmission.


Furthermore, they addressed their customers' complaints about storage space and gave it a proper trunk. I kinda like it over the regular Prowler rear end.

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The Wikipedia article blames low sales figures and the end of Plymouth for blocking the Howler from getting into production, but didn't they rebadge the Prowler as a Chrysler for a few more years? I would think the Howler would have boosted sales more than offering Inca Gold as a color...

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