Is Ron Burgundy Chrysler's Best Car Salesman?

Will Farrell as 'Anchorman' character Ron Burgundy as part of the 201 Dodge Durango commercial Photograph by Chrysler via AP Photo

Smarmy newsman Ron Burgundy looks like he crawled off a car lot. As it turns out, the reprised Will Ferrell character from Anchorman might actually be able to sell a car. Chrysler reported an 11 percent increase in vehicle sales last month, with sales of Durangos up 59 percent. That’s the SUV at the center of most of the ads starring Ferrell as Burgundy—which made its debut at the beginning of October.

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