Chrysler American dream:
A company that was founded by Walter Chrysler in the early 1920s spoke of revolutionary design as his first was fitted with an air filter for the carburetor, an engine with high compression and an oil filter additions that were not present in most cars at that time. Among other modifications to the design of cars was the first hydraulic braking system for all four wheels, rubber padding for mounting the engine to reduce the vibration. The Chrysler group had filed for bankruptcy in 2009 but emerged from it forming an alliance with fiat. The Chrysler name stands out as one of the oldest and innovative American car manufacturing companies at present.
Models of the new-year:
There are four models available in the new Chrysler cars range:
Price of current models:
Chrysler 200: The standard 200 comes with a 173 hp engine which gives you an average of 13 km per litre, where as the high end models come with a 283 hp V6 engine giving you 12 km/l.
Chrysler 200 Convertible: Having the same features as the Chrysler 200 standard and high end models it comes with an automatic folding roof.
Chrysler 300: The standard 300 models come with a V6 283 hp engine where as the 300C come with a 5.7L HEMI V8 engine which gives out 363 hp at 5200 revs.
Chrysler town and country: This car is a minivan and is very good for seating a large family; it has lots of boot space and gives out a decent mileage too. It comes with a standard V6 engine and it very comfortable for long journeys.
Since the company is based in the U.S the Chrysler car price there would be more reasonable. The price of Chrysler car models is as follows:
Chrysler 200: Base model starts at $19,245/Rs-904,515 and the high end goes up to $26,040/INR-1,223,880.
Chrysler 200 Convertible: Base - $26,455/INR-1,243,385. High end - $31,740/INR- 1,491,780.
Chrysler 300: Base - $27,170/INR-1,276,990 and high end - $38,170/INR-1,793,990.
Chrysler town and country: Starting at $27,170/INR-1,276,990.
Fiat forming a tactical alliance with Chrysler is known to be in talks of launching the American car brand in India. Indian car manufacturer Mahindra is also said to be in plans of launching the car brand in eastern subcontinent.
Price of Chrysler in India:
Price of new Chrysler cars in India is not available at present. Although the 2010 Chrysler 300C is available in Delhi for around 2,018,925.