Chrysler PT Cruiser: a successful example of retro design

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The stylish five-door hatchback Chrysler PT Cruiser with a retro design, made its debut in 2000 and in 2005. appeared at its base two-door convertible with a folding fabric top. Chrysler PT Cruiser was originally planned to release under the brand Plymouth, but by the time the production version of the model Plymouth company already going through hard times (and then the company was liquidated at all), so the Chrysler PT Cruiser proved. Chrysler Product By the way, the letters “PT” in the title of the car is an acronym for “Personal Services”. Plus – that such a designation is the platform on which is built the Chrysler PT Cruiser. His design Chrysler PT Cruiser obliged designer Brian Nesbit, who is also the author of no less extravagant appearance of the versatile Chevrolet HHR, submitted in 2005. Specifications and features Overall length hatchback Chrysler PT Cruiser is 4290 mm (size of the wheelbase – 2616), width – 1704, height – 1600, with slightly lower convertible (1539 millimeters).
The base engine for the Chrysler PT Cruiser is a 2.4-liter petrol “four” power of 143 hp, available in a couple with a 5-speed manual or a 4-band automatic. In addition, the line is present and turbocharged version of this engine, which has two variants return: 180 and 230 hp A number of European and other markets, the car could be ordered with a 2.2-liter diesel engine. In 2006, the Chrysler PT Cruiser experienced a planned restyling, in which the lighting equipment was altered, paraphrased grille and bumper, and in the cabin – improved materials and finishes, paraphrased front panel analog clock in the center stack and an audio system with the ability to play MP3-files. Awards and achievements 2001 was a special for the Chrysler PT Cruiser. Production model was finished in 2010th, but before that the PT Cruiser managed to acquire a variety of special version. Modifications Chrysler PT Cruiser In 2006, a version Street Cruiser Route 66 Edition, which can be purchased in black or sunny yellow. The modification was shown a yellow brake calipers, rear spoiler, a system of exchange rate stability, sports suspension and special sun glasses. The components of the body were made with a focus on chrome parts: aluminum wheels are 17-inch chrome-plated, and chrome exhaust pipes. The front door is set emblem “Route 66”, and on the tailgate – “Street Cruiser”. The 2009th was manufactured 1750 series cars Dream Cruiser Series 5. Machines were completed 4-speed automatic transmission, the color white. The side moldings, grille, exhaust pipe and chrome-plated door inserts. Saloon car gray, black roof and the spoiler is in the oval-shaped form.

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