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A few shown here have truly been resurrected. The Camaro and Challenger tap into the heart and soul of the previous cars of the same name. They have high horsepower (often higher than the same cars of the 60's and 70's), have V8, rear wheel drive cars which are very cool.
Not so with the following: The new Buick Regal Turbo is a front wheel drive economy car (which very very few people will purchase). The Buick Regal Turbo of the 80's was a favorite car for "car guys". True, it was only available with an automatic transmission, but it was a rear drive car with maximum horsepower at 276 (240 was more typical). The new Dodge Dart is an economy car. It shares name only with the Dart of the 60's and 70's which was available with V8 engines up to 440 cubic inches. 383 and 340 inch V8s were common. The Fiat 500 was and is a very small Italian car of very little importance in the US. The Ford Fiesta was and is an economy car. The new Taurus replaces the old Taurus. No important news there. The Honda CR-Z is not a resurrection of the previous generation CR-X. The CR-X was a fun to drive fast car. It was available with a manual transmission and was cool. new The CR-Z is typically an automatic with lower horsepower and an available hybrid. It has none of the soul of the CR-X. Cancelling the CR-X of the 1990's remains one of the biggest mistakes in automotive history.
Apparently the "new" Dodge Charger does not make this list, and I think it might be that is was brought back as a four-door car with no resemblence to the original. I believe 2006 was the first year for the new Charger, which is obviously still in production, with a redesign in 2012 (or was it 2011?). I have a 2007 Charger RT, 5.7 Hemi, and absolutely love the car. Big, powerful, comfortable, and agressive-looking without the "smiley-face" grille of so many newer cars. The car is five years old, but still runs and looks great. I have had no problems with it, and the best part, it's paid for.
Long live the Challenger! And now they're talking about bringing back the Barracuda!!! (Motor Trend)