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'''Chrysler Centura (KB/KC). 1975–7 (prod. 20,000 approx.). F/R, 1981 cm³ (I4 OHC), 3523, 4015 cm³ (6 cyl. OHV).''' Australianized Chrysler 2-Litre in response to [[Holden Torana]], hampered at the beginning by a strike, where French bodies were left on Australian wharves. Car launched a year late, after bodies’ exposure to sea air. Centura 4 similar to French 2-Litre, but with drum brakes at rear. Centura 6 featured locally made Valiant six-cylinder engines (215 and 245 in³). Revision in 1977, creating KC series.
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'''Chrysler Centura (KB/KC). 1975–8 (prod. 19,770). 4-door sedan. F/R, 1981 cm³ (I4 OHC), 3523, 4015 cm³ (I6 OHV).''' Australianized Chrysler 2-Litre in response to [[Holden Torana]], hampered at the beginning by a strike. Car launched a year late. Centura 4 similar to French 2-Litre, but with drum brakes at rear. Centura 6 featured locally made Valiant six-cylinder engines (215 and 245 in³). Revision in 1977, creating KC series.
  
  
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''Marque:'' [[Chrysler]] | ''Successor:'' [[Chrysler Sigma (GE)]]
 
''Marque:'' [[Chrysler]] | ''Successor:'' [[Chrysler Sigma (GE)]]
  
q.v. [[Chrysler 160, 180, 1609, 1610, 2 Litre]]
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q.v. [[Chrysler 160, 180, 1609, 1610, 2 Litres, Diesel]]

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Chrysler Centura (KB/KC). 1975–8 (prod. 19,770). 4-door sedan. F/R, 1981 cm³ (I4 OHC), 3523, 4015 cm³ (I6 OHV). Australianized Chrysler 2-Litre in response to Holden Torana, hampered at the beginning by a strike. Car launched a year late. Centura 4 similar to French 2-Litre, but with drum brakes at rear. Centura 6 featured locally made Valiant six-cylinder engines (215 and 245 in³). Revision in 1977, creating KC series.


Manufacturing location: Tonsley Park, South Australia, Australia

Marque: Chrysler | Successor: Chrysler Sigma (GE)

q.v. Chrysler 160, 180, 1609, 1610, 2 Litres, Diesel







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