Did the Dodge Omni have a VW engine?
The Dodge Omni (also marketed as the Plymouth Horizon) is a subcompact car that was produced by Chrysler Corporation from the 1978 to 1990 model years.
|Engine||1.6 L Simca 6J I4 1.7 L Volkswagen EA827 I4 2.2 L K I4 2.2 L K Turbo I turbo I4|
What was the Dodge Omni based on?
The Omni was based on a European design from Simca, which itself was almost a dead ringer for the Volkswagen Golf (Rabbit in the U.S.). Contrary to popular belief, the the Omni was not a K-car design, it was an L-body (the K-cars wouldn't be introduced until 1981, 3 years after the Omni). via
Who just bought Dodge?
The new company, Stellantis, will house brands such as Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Maserati, Peugeot, and Citroën. By overwhelming margins, shareholders of both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot parent Group PSA Monday morning approved a $58 billion merger creating the world's fourth-largest automaker, Stellantis. via
Who made the car Horizon?
The Horizon was developed by Chrysler Europe under the codename C2. It was designed in the United Kingdom at the Whitley design studio by Roy Axe and engineered in France at Poissy by Simca as a replacement for their ageing 1100 range. It was introduced to market in summer 1978. via