On Friday, Chrysler will make its last PT Cruiser. Ten years ago, the Cruiser became a cultural phenonenon with buyers willing to wait in line for their chance to own one. Why did the Cruiser strike such a chord?
We talk with Dr. Clotaire Rapaille, a cultural anthropologist who worked with the team that designed the PT Cruiser. He says the car was originally designed to evoke images of the gangster Al Capone.