Along rows of meticulously cleaned Mustangs of every color and model imaginable, judges with clipboards squat as they inspect a 2001 Roush Stage 3 convertible in true blue, a deep shade only used for two years of Mustangs.

Every day for the past decade as I drove home from work, I would pass this eye-catching Dodge Dart sitting in a nearby driveway. It was hard to miss this compact Dodge as it is dressed out in bright canary yellow, not the original black as it started out in life. Sensing I had been lagging behind recently in coverage of Mopar vehicles, I decided to do this week’s story about this very car.

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