Chrysler Unveils All-New
Chrysler's all-new 2004 Crossfire, unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, is a sports coupe that combines American design with German engineering.The 2004 Chrysler Crossfire is a low-slung, two-seat coupe with a carved, sculptured appearance. Under the hood is a 3.2L 90-degree V-6, 18-valve SOHC engine available with a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. In early 2003, Chrysler will build Crossfire in Germany, in conjunction with Karmann, a long-time DaimlerChrysler partner. Further details of the all-new Chrysler Crossfire coupe will be released later in 2002. Following are "at-a-glance" features offered in 2004 Chrysler Crossfire: 3.2-litre, 18-valve, SOHC V-6 engine. 215 horsepower, 229 ft.-lb. torque. Six-speed manual transmission or five-speed electronically controlled adaptive automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive. Four-wheel antilock brakes with front power 300 x 28 mm ventilated disc brakes and rear power 278 x 9 mm solid disc brakes. Electronic Stability Program that integrates single brake application and throttle intervention for yaw control, ignition and throttle intervention for wheelspin control. All-speed traction control senses drive-wheel slip and individually brakes the slipping wheel and/or reduces excess engine power until control is regained. Independent double wish-bone front suspension with coil springs and gas-charged shock absorbers. Independent five-link rear suspension with coil springs and gas-charged shock absorbers. Tow-away protection. Manually telescoping steering column. Speed-sensitive deployable rear spoiler. Six-speaker sound system with dual subwoofers. Front 18-inch P225/40 VR tires. Rear 19-inch P255/35 VR tires. Aluminum alloy wheels.