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Junkyard Gem: 1985 Dodge 600 ES Turbo convertible

Dodge's sporty turbocharged convertible for 1985, now thrown away in Phoenix.

Junkyard Gem: 1988 Dodge Aries America LE Station Wagon

One of Lee Iacocca's Chrysler-saving K-Cars, now junked in Arizona

One of Lee Iacocca's Chrysler-saving K-Cars, now junked in Arizona.

Junkyard Gem: This 1987 Dodge 600 SE Sedan is suspiciously Benz-ish

The Chrysler version of this stretched K-Car was called the E-Class. Subtle.

A midsized member of the versatile Chrysler K-Car family, with Mercedes-influenced styling. This one made it to age 31 before being discarded in Colorado.

Woodward 2009: Past Chrysler savior meets the next one?

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It was bound to happen: K Car Club springs up

Unloved as they are, let's give Chrysler's K Car its due. Thirty years ago, the K represented a sea change in the Pentastar lineup. Not only did the K and its derivatives return Chrysler to the black, the architecture proved versatile enough to underpin basically the entire lineup, from minivans to LeBarons to turbocharged Daytonas. Southern California now has an official K Car club – fitting, as that's likely the only place you could find an earl