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Plymouth (founded 1928 - dissolved 2001) was a marque of automobile based in the United States, marketed by the Chrysler Corporation and Daimler Chrysler.

The Plymouth automobile was introduced in 1928. It was the Chrysler Corporation's first entry in the low-priced field, which at the time was dominated by Chevrolet and Ford. The origins of the first Plymouth can be traced back to the Maxwell automobile, which over Walter P. Chrysler took control of the trouble-ridden Maxwell-Chalmers car company in the early 1920s.

For much of its life, Plymouth was one of the top selling American automobile brands, along with Chevrolet and Ford ("the low-priced three"). Plymouth even surpassed Ford for a time in the 1940s as the second most popular make of automobiles in the U.S..

Most Plymouth models offered from the late 1980s onward, such as the Acclaim, Laser, Neon, and Breeze, were badge-engineered versions of Chrysler, Dodge, or Mitsubishi models. After discontinuing the Eagle brand in 1998, Chrysler was planning to expand the Plymouth line with a number of unique models before the corporation's merger with Daimler-Benz AG. The first model was the Plymouth Prowler, a modern-day hot rod. Consequently, DaimlerChrysler decided to drop the make after a limited run of 2001 models.

The logo featured a rear view of the Mayflower ship which landed at Plymouth Rock. However, the Plymouth brand name came from Plymouth Binder Twine, chosen for its popularity among farmers.
 
1997 - Prowler
1970 - 'Cuda
1964 - Barracuda '64