Chrysler 200C EV
|Chrysler 200C EV|
|Production||2009 (Concept car)|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||4-door sedan|
|Platform||Chrysler LC platform|
|Engine||Plug-in hybrid (electric motor and gasoline engine)|
|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)|
|Predecessor||Chrysler Sebring Sedan|
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 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.
- Ramsey, Jonathon (2009-01-11). "PRESS RELEASE, Chrysler 200C EV Concept: Contemporary design, Range-extended Electric Vehicle drive system and platform for future connectivity". Autoblog.com. Retrieved 2010-11-27.