AUBURN HILLS, MI - Chrysler Group LLC released additional photos of the new 2011 Chrysler 200 mid-sized sedan, with every system in the sedan new or upgraded for 2011, according to the automaker.
Exterior and sheet metal upgrades include: front and rear fascias and fenders, grille featuring the new Chrysler brand winged badge, hood, rear decklid and exterior mirrors, new projector headlamps and fog lamps, new LED taillamps, and a LED center high-mounted stop light.
The Chrysler 200 features a new powertrain lineup with the 2.4L I-4 World Gas Engine mated to either a four-speed or six-speed automatic transaxle, or the new 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transaxle; improved ride and handling tuning which includes stiffened body mounts and softer ride rate, improved suspension geometry with a raised roll center, a new rear sway bar, and new tires and an extensively upgraded treatment for the reduction of noise, vibration and harshness including acoustic laminated glass for the windshield and front door windows, according to Chrysler.
Interior updates include a new instrument panel, bezels and gauge face, upgraded seats with a new design that incorporates more cushion material and revised spring geometry, as well as new leather and cloth seating materials, new "soft touch" armrests and dash, and new heating and cooling outlets in the instrument panel with improved design and functionality.
The Chrysler 200 will be built at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich., and is scheduled to arrive in dealerships by the end of 2010.
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet