Auburn Hills, Mich., Nov 12, 2007 - There?s no need to check twice this holiday season as the Walter P. Chrysler Museum Store, in Auburn Hills, Mich., offers a variety of unique gifts and collectibles for the auto enthusiasts on your list. From the exclusive sculptures and prints of the Chrysler Design Gallery to die-cast models and home accessories, jewelry, apparel, books and more, you?ll find just the thing to make everyone?s spirits bright.

Receive a 10 percent discount when you shop the Museum Store 10 a.m. ? 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 during the opening of the Museum?s special holiday exhibition Cars, Trees & Traditions. Event admission is free.

Chrysler Design Gallery

The Chrysler Design Gallery features limited edition desktop vehicle sculptures and digitally rendered art prints from the Chrysler Design Studios. The newest additions to the series of 10 original sculptures of resin with a brushed chrome finish include the Charger designed by Samuel Rosen and the Aeronautica and LaCosta by Andrew Dyson. The sculptures run $39.95 - $69.95.

Suitable for framing, the art prints are produced on high quality photographic stock in sizes up to 36? x 27?. Available for under $30, the collection features the Dodge Challenger and Tomahawk Concepts, the Dodge Power Wagon and the Chrysler ME Four Twelve and Nassau Concepts.

Die-Cast Models

The Museum Store?s extensive collection of die-cast models includes exclusive reproductions of two vehicles on exhibit at the Museum: a 1:18 scale of the 1928 Chrysler Model 72 Le Mans Race Car Replica ($49.95) and a 1:32 scale of the 1936 Chrysler Imperial C10 Airflow Sedan ($10.95). The die-cast selection also includes:

1:18 scale 1966 Dodge Charger
1:24 scale 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T Convertible
1:18 scale 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T
Priced from $14.95 - $59.95, most models feature opening doors, hood and trunk.

Home Accessories

A 1:18 scale Dodge Hemi® Engine ornament ($15.95) tops the selection of home accessories. In addition to mugs, blankets and other traditional items, the Museum Store carries several unique clocks, including:

14? round brushed aluminum case Jeep® Neon LED wall clock featuring the vehicle?s distinct grille and headlight design and lights that flash in sequence ($64.95)
15? round red and black Dodge wall clock featuring a speedometer-design face with temperature and humidity gauges ($29.95)
Two desktop tire alarm clocks: one with a squealing tire alarm ($9.95), the other featuring a Prowler design ($11.95)
Also perfect for home and garage décor is an array of signs featuring names of vehicles old and new including: Belvedere, Challenger, Charger, Coronet, ?Cuda, Hudson, Mopar Muscle, PT Cruiser, Super Bee and others. Made of 18-gauge steel, the signs are under $25.


The Museum Store also carries automotive-theme lapel pins and jewelry including:

Men?s and women?s wristwatches bearing the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Mopar® logos ($39.95 - $69.95)
Sterling silver earrings in wrench, flame, sparkplug, piston and crankshaft designs ($29.95 - $199)
Gold and sterling silver bracelets and pendants featuring pistons and other automotive parts ($199 - $269)


Just the thing for winter?s chill is a selection of men?s and women?s sweatshirt hoodies bearing Challenger, Charger, Dodge, Jeep and R/T logos, ranging from $39.95 - $42.95. The Museum Store also carries a wide assortment of fleece shirts, t-shirts, golf and button-down shirts and caps.


The Store?s shelves are also brimming with books?from how-to manuals to coffee table volumes?including the popular biography The Dodge Brothers: The Men, The Motor Cars and the Legacy by Charlie Hyde. The hard cover book, featuring 251 pages in black and white, is $34.95.

Two of the Museum Store?s newest titles:

Virgil Exner: Visioneer, an official biography by Peter Grist; hard cover, 160 pgs., color photos ($49.95)
The Joy of Jeep by Tom Morr; soft cover, 160 pgs, color photos ($26.95)
To view many of the Museum Store?s gifts and collectibles, visit

The Museum Store is located on the main level of the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, at the corner of Featherstone and Squirrel Roads on Chrysler?s Auburn Hills, Mich., complex. The Museum is accessible from I-75 at exit 78 (Chrysler Dr.). The store is open during regular Museum hours: 10 a.m. ? 6 p.m. Tuesday ? Saturday and noon ? 6 p.m. Sunday. Checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA are accepted.

The Museum accepts orders by phone (248.944.0434) or fax (248.944.0460). Shipping and sales tax (according to the rate in the customer?s state) are added.