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The Chrysler brand vehicles of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

2010 was a tumultuous year for Chrysler as the luxury brand of the Chrysler Group saw the majority of its lineup removed, with the Town & Country and Chrysler 300 being the only vehicles to survive from the 2010 model year and the new Chrysler 200 joining as the third vehicle in the brand as it replaces the Sebring.

Next to the Town & Country minivan, the Chrysler 300 has been the brands bestseller for several years as people flocked to the Hemi-powered, muscular sedan in droves but like all great cars; time came for a refresh. The 2011 Chrysler 300 still has a low, wide stance but the overall design is a little more luxury and a little less “muscle”. The LED trimmed headlights and heavy application of chrome give the car a more refined, European look and inside, the 2011 Chrysler 300 is vastly improved over the already-very nice passenger area. In addition to the more luxurious exterior and refined interior, the 2011 Chrysler 300 benefits from the Pentastar V6, measuring 3.6L and making 292 horsepower – 42more than the outgoing 3.5L.

The 2011 Chrysler 200 is new in name but realistically, it is a vastly improved Chrysler Sebring. The new front and rear fascias allow the 2011 200 to look very little like the Sebring and although it retains the greenhouse of the outgoing Sebring, the 200 features a completely reworked interior. The Chrysler 200’s interior appointments really give the new sedan the sense of belonging to a luxury brand like Chrysler. Most importantly for those who want some power with their luxury mid-sized sedan, the 3.6L Pentastar V6 is available, sending 283 horsepower to the front wheels.

In order to show the versatility of the 2011 Chrysler 200, Mopar brought out the 200 Super S – a new 200 sedan with a handful of physical upgrades to give the car a far sportier stance. Click here for a closer look and more information on the Mopar 200 Super S.

Check out the gallery below for a closer look at the Chrysler products of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show and stay tuned to TorqueNews.com as we bring you more coverage through the final days of the show.

Other Chrysler News:
HPP and Mopar show the sinister side of the 2011 Chrysler 200 at the Detroit Auto Show
First Drive Review of 2011 Chrysler 200
Images of the 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible leaked
Pricing revealed for the redesigned 2011 Chrysler 300


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