Hear that? It's the lid on the dustbin of history about to close on Chrysler's PT Cruiser, which ends production today. In case you don't remember how popular the retro hatch used to be, in 2006, none other than Sha Na Na composed a song about "The Cat in the PT Cruiser," 'cause "he's where it's at."
That, and the fact that the final example being made today looks almost exactly like the ones featured in this video might just answer all of your questions about why the once maniacally popular PT Cruiser has a date with Charon this evening. Follow the jump for a look at history.