Chrysler is one of the biggest names in the car industry, yet it has never been a major player in the UK. This has not been for the want of trying. There have been two periods when Chryslers were sold here, but neither of them was particularly successful, and it is now impossible to buy a new Chrysler in this country.

Perhaps there will be a third attempt in future, but for now let’s look back at the curiously patchy British history of what is elsewhere thought of as a major brand.