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"The New York International Auto Show is the perfect place to debut the new
2011 Chrysler 200 S sedan and Chrysler 200 S convertible models," said Olivier
Francois, President and CEO, Chrysler Brand - Chrysler Group LLC. "These
vehicles are built with an unmistakable attitude and a signature style; and you
could say the same of New York itself. The attitude may be 'Imported from
Detroit,' but it's definitely at home on Park Avenue."
Chrysler 200 S
The new 2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible offers consumers an
open-air driving experience featuring elegant craftsmanship inside and out, a
fun, yet refined driving experience, innovative technology, an abundance of
standard safety features and an extraordinary level of standard content. The
2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible is an exciting alternative for customers who want
the benefits of a coupe and the true open-air freedom of a convertible, all at a
Redesigned and re-engineered for 2011, the Chrysler 200
S Convertible is unique in the standard specialty segment as a true mid-sized
convertible that comfortably seats 4 adults and has enough room in the trunk,
even when the power top is dropped. Consumers can choose from two automatically
latching tops, a body-color painted steel, retractable hard top, or a cloth soft
top, both of which can drop with the press of a button on the key fob.
The new 2011 200 S Convertible brings a distinct style with a little bit of
attitude for the customer that wants to express their individual style, at a
price that makes sense.
Distinctive exterior design elements exclusive to
the S model include a unique front grille with an S model-only Chrysler winged
badge with a black background, body color mirrors and door handles, black
background headlamps for a little extra attitude, distinctive 18-in. aluminum
wheels with dark painted pockets and "S" badging.
The interior exclusive
design features include a perforated leather steering wheel; leather, heated
front seats with Digital suede inserts and an embroidered "S" on the front head
rests; silver accent thread and a standard Boston Acoustic sound system with a
276-watt CD/DVD/MP3/30 gigabyte hard drive media center.
Chrysler 200 Convertible models provide drivers a fun, confident, handling
performance in all driving situations, whether it's commuting to work or a
weekend adventure on scenic roads. Virtually every part of the suspension has
been retuned or redesigned for 2011, including 22 of 28 suspension bushings. The
suspension geometry was completely re-engineered. The track is an inch wider,
tire width has been increased from 215 to 225 mm and the Chrysler 200 has been
lowered 12 mm in the front and 6 mm in the rear for a lower, wider, more
Customers will drive with confidence in the Chrysler
200 Convertible and experience less body roll, reduced vehicle shake on uneven
road surfaces, improved isolation on rough roads, better steering precision,
response and feel and increased grip with new premium tires.
Chrysler S Convertible is powered by the new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine
which produces a 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, but still achieves an
exceptional 29 miles per gallon EPA highway fuel economy rating. The 3.6-liter
Pentastar engine is mated to the 62TE six-speed automatic transaxle.
every available safety and security feature standard in the new 2011 Chrysler
200 Convertible, consumers receive peace of mind at a price they can afford. The
200 Convertible's standard safety features include: advanced multi-stage front
passenger air bags, front-seat-mounted side air bags, electronic stability
control (ESC) with brake assist and traction control, four-wheel anti-lock
brakes (ABS), Brake Override, active front-seat head restraints, Lower Anchors
and Tethers for Children (LATCH) child seat anchor system, remote keyless
illuminated entry, SentryKey engine immobilizer and security alarm.
Chrysler 200 S Convertible has a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail
Price of $32,490 (including $750 destination).
The 200 S Convertible
model will begin arriving in U.S. dealer showrooms later this spring.