The new Chrysler 200 is a revolutionary American sedan
The second generation Chrysler 200 2014-2015 model year loudly announced itself at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2014. The second-generation Chrysler 200 sedan in its new incarnation demonstrates a stylish, bright and modern body design (see photo and video), a chic interior with a lot of modern equipment and revolutionary technical filling for an American car.
The start of sales of new cars Chrysler 200 in the US is scheduled for autumn 2014, pricecar directly depends on the version. The most affordable Chrysler 200 Lx will cost $21,700, the Chrysler 200 Limited will cost $23,255 to buy, for the Chrysler 200C dealers will ask $24,495, and the top Chrysler 200C will cost $25,995. Prices do not include shipping costs of $ 995. About the prospects for the start of sales of the new American Chrysler 200 sedan in the market too early, perhaps the car will appear, but not earlier than in the spring of 2015.
After the full transition to Chrysler under the control of Italy, the Fiat lineup of American companies will change dramatically. The new Chrysler 200 shows its appearance in what direction the designers of the conservative manufacturer in the past will move. The new one looks fantastically stylish and attractive against the backdrop of Chrysler’s first-generation 200 model, which had an unsatisfactory sales record.
The new Chrysler 200 not only looks beautiful, but has grown slightly in size compared to its predecessor to 4885mm long, 1871mm wide, 1491mm high, and the wheelbase was slightly shorter at 2742mm, but most importantly capture significantly the aerodynamics of the body — coefficient 0.27.
The new American sedan rests on Chrysler’s modular platform-Fiat’s compact US wide, and splattermania 200 models in addition to the Italian Alfa Romeo Juliet, the Americans’ Dodge Dart and the new generation Jeep Cherokee 2014. Here it is, the trend of globalization and unification of the Italian hatchback, American sedan and crossover with a common chassis.
Back to the new design from Chrysler, the first sign of which was the 200 sedan. The updated face of the American hatchback with refined and stylish headlights, accentuated corners of LED daytime running lights, compact filtration bars, a neat bumper with a huge air intake, splitter and fog lights (optional LED).
Chrysler 200C and Chrysler 200C rich trim levels offer all-LED headlights, with the exception of the high beam. The sedan’s hood with breathtaking splashes, waves and impact complements the headlights’ sporty and gambling eyes. The rear-view mirrors look like they were borrowed from an Italian supercar – it’s petite, stylish, sporty on a thin railing.
An overview of the side aspects of the new generation of the sedan reveals a domed roof, sloping down due to the strong slope of the rear struts on the compact feed with a miniature trunk lid spoiler topped by smooth harmonic transitions of lines, surfaces, moderate usbtest fenders, powerful ribs on the bottom of the doors and ideal wheel arch radii capable of mounting tires on rims ranging in size from 17 to 19 inches. The new Chrysler 200 looks particularly stylish with 235/40R19 tires clad on original 19-radius five-spoke alloy wheels.
The rear of the sedan attracts the eye neat and stylish headlights taillights with full LED filling installed as standard, the original cover solutions design with smoothly flowing sides and powerful shoulders swollen rear fenders. The composition is completed with a large bumper body complemented by a diffuser and top-of-the-line chrome trapezoid muffler nozzles.
Super and once again Super, as far as the Italian design masters are concerned, so they certainly know and know how to make an attractive car with a sporty appearance. He was such a stylish athlete and got a second generation Chrysler 200.
- The body of the novelty is painted in one of eleven colors of enamel, you can choose from Velvet Red Pearl Coat (Velvet Red), Moonlight White Pearl Tri-Coat (Moonlight White), Black Phantom Pearl Tri-Coat (Black), Bright Blue Pearl Coat (bright blue), Blue Crystal Pearl Coat (Dark Blue), Crystal Granite Metallic Lacquer (Dark Grey), Luxurious Brown Pearl Coat (Brown), Billet Silver Metallic Lacquer (Silver), Black Lacquer (Black Lacquer), Bright White lacquer (white) and ceramic blue lacquer (blue ceramic).
In the production of the power frame of the case, strong, high strength and ultra-precise hot-formed steel (about 60%) is used. Welding body parts made with a laser.
The interior of the new generation Chrysler 200 breaks stereotypes about the modest materials of American midsize sedans. High-quality materials, rich equipment, excellent assembly and fitting of interior details, comfort, coziness and large space not only in the first, but in the second row, the interior of the second generation model of the Chrysler 200 model.
A comfortable chair with pronounced lateral support invites weapons to its drivers. Multifunctional steering wheel adjustable in two planes, instrument panel display 5 and even 7 inches (optional) with multifunction, on-board computer provides information to the driver. At the top, the center console is adorned with a 5-inch or 8.4-inch multimedia system color touch screen, the climate control unit, the control unit and the spinning washer on the automatic transmission controller are located on a flat surface, floating in the air transition from the console to the center tunnel. I can’t believe we have a sedan in our living room, everything is so stylish, thoughtful and ergonomic.
Three passengers can comfortably sit in the second row, there is more than enough legroom, and even the domed roof does not press from above. But when landing on the back row to put my head down, everything from behind the roof hints at a coupe sedan.
Sound and noise insulation is provided by a special acoustically comfortable windshield and side windows (option) thick, high-quality skimmer bottom and wheel arches.
Standard equipment for the initial version of the Chrysler 200 Lx are power steering, keyless entry and engine start button, air conditioning, sport bucket front seats with manual adjustment in 6 directions, LED lighting, 8 airbags, electronic handbrake with hold function when starting uphill, a fairly simple audio system with CD MP3 with connectors for connecting USB and mobile devices, 4 speakers (Media Center with touch screen 5.0 for an extra charge), electric side windows and exterior mirrors, seat heating, cloth, ABS, stabilization and traction control system the wheels became 17-inch hubcap wheels.
The Chrysler 200 Limited adds Bi-functional headlights, acoustic side windows, a 5-inch color touchscreen infotainment system with 6 speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, size 17 alloy wheels.
The Chrysler 200C version differs from the previous two sets in a pronounced body kit with contrasting black inserts and interior trim in a sporty spirit, an 8-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, a steering wheel in leather, in the presence of a sports suspension, alloy wheels of the 18th radius.
In the most expensive version of the Chrysler 200 ° C model, in addition to the listed Nappa equipment, leather seats, heated front seats, 6-way power passenger seat, instrument panel with a 7-inch screen, rear view camera, dual-zone climate control, polished alloy wheels R17-P18, panoramic sunroof.
As additional equipment for any, even the most intense option, a multimedia system with an 8.4-inch color screen (music, telephone, navigation), steering wheel heating, humidity sensor in the cabin, xenon and LED headlights, cruise control from stop and go, advanced emergency braking system, forward collision warning with automatic braking to a complete stop, lane warning-plus, parallel and perpendicular parking assistant, huge 19-inch wheels.
Specifications of the new generation Chrysler 200 were famous for their innovation. Let’s start with the last 9!!! a speed automatic transmission is standard. No mechanics at all. The subordinate number of the first gear is 4.71, and the ninth one is only 0.48. This number of steps can significantly reduce fuel consumption compared to the old generation from 7% to 13%, depending on the engine.
The Electric Power Steering (ESP) provides a high level of information and clarity, and the donut is only 2.67 turns from lock to lock.
As an option for the four-cylinder sedan and the standard six-cylinder version, all-wheel drive is extended. The electronic control unit is in a state of complete disengagement of the rear wheels or, with slipping of the front wheels, and in the sport mode of transmission, transmission, back to 60% of the torque.
MacPherson strut independent front, multi-link rear.
Engines for new cars Chrysler 200 From the beginning of sales time two gasoline.
- The four-cylinder 2.4-liter MultiAir2 tiger shark (187 hp 234 Nm) consumes about 6.7 liters of gasoline on the highway.
- 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine (300 hp and 354 Nm).
The company’s management assures that the development of the second generation Chrysler 200 was spent more than 1 billion dollars. Production of the new American sedan will begin in the summer of 2014 at a plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan.