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Dodge Neon to be revived . . . on Alfa Romeo Guiletta underpinnings
Fiat boss Sergio Marchionni has confirmed a revival of the Dodge Neon is well on track. The third iteration of the compact Dodge sedan is tentatively planned for US sale in 2012, when it will go head-to-head with the new Ford Focus and a upcoming Buick Excelle sedan. The new Neon will be a much more modern car than either of its predecessors, sitting on the same front-wheel drive C-Evo underpinnings as the recently introduced Alfa Romeo Guillietta and powered by a range of Alfa Romeo developed four-cylinder gasoline engines complete with the company's patented TwinAir induction technology.