Chrysler 200C EV

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Chrysler 200C EV
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Overview
Manufacturer Chrysler
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FR layout
Platform Chrysler LC platform
Powertrain
Engine Plug-in hybrid vehicle (electric motor and gasoline engine)
Dimensions
Wheelbase 116.1 in (2,949 mm)
Length 192.1 in (4,879 mm)
Width 73.6 in (1,869 mm)
Height 57.3 in (1,455 mm)
Chronology
Predecessor Chrysler Sebring Sedan

The Chrysler 200C is a plug-in hybrid electric concept car.

The vehicle was based on the shortened Chrysler LX platform.

The rear-wheel-drive sedan includes gasoline engine rated 268 bhp (200 kW) and a 74 bhp (55 kW) lithium ion battery rated 400 miles (40 miles in battery only mode), P245/45R20 front and P245/45R20 tires. The car has 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) acceleration of approximately 7 seconds, with top speed of over 120 mph (190 km/h).

The interior incorporates uConnect features controlled via a panoramic multimedia touch screen. It includes a "teen mode" which warns of erratic driving or going out of a specified range, and limits the maximum speed.

The vehicle was unveiled in 2009 North American International Auto Show.[1]

Design[edit]

The exterior design was led by Nick Malachowski.

The interior was designed by Chrysler LLC's Advance Interior Design Studio, led by Ryan Patrick Joyce. The vehicle flooring was inspired by a Zen rock garden.

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