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'''Chrysler LeBaron (M-body). 1977–81 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé, 5-door wagon. F/R, 3678 cm³ (I6 OHV), 5210, 5898 cm³ (V8 OHV).''' Essentially an upscale [[Dodge Aspen]], with a poor reliability record in the first two model years. Poor handling with soft chassis. Six provided barely enough performance. Base wagons from 1980. Largest 360 in³ unit dropped after 1978 model year. Refresh for 1980 with more formal appearance. Fifth Avenue appearance package with vinyl roof offered in 1981: it was a version of this that became the Chrysler New Yorker in 1982.
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'''Chrysler LeBaron (M-body). 1977–81 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé, 5-door wagon. F/R, 3678 cm³ (I6 OHV), 5210, 5898 cm³ (V8 OHV).''' Essentially an upscale [[Dodge Aspen]], with a poor reliability record in the first two model years. Poor handling with soft chassis. Six provided barely enough performance. Largest 360 in³ unit dropped after 1978 model year. Base wagons, as opposed to [[Chrysler Town & Country (1978–81)|Town & Country]], from 1980. Refresh for 1980 with more formal appearance. Fifth Avenue appearance package with vinyl roof offered in 1981: it was a version of this that became the Chrysler New Yorker in 1982.
  
  
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''Marque:'' [[Chrysler]] | ''Model:'' [[Chrysler LeBaron]] | ''Successors:'' [[Chrysler LeBaron (1982–8)]], [[Chrysler New Yorker (1982)]]
 
''Marque:'' [[Chrysler]] | ''Model:'' [[Chrysler LeBaron]] | ''Successors:'' [[Chrysler LeBaron (1982–8)]], [[Chrysler New Yorker (1982)]]
  
''q.v.'' [[Dodge Diplomat (1977–89)]], [[Plymouth Gran Fury (1982–9)]], [[Chrysler Town & Country (1978–81)]]
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''q.v.'' [[Dodge Diplomat (1977–89)]], [[Plymouth Gran Fury (1982–9)]]

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1979 Chrysler LeBaron Medallion.jpg

Chrysler LeBaron (M-body). 1977–81 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé, 5-door wagon. F/R, 3678 cm³ (I6 OHV), 5210, 5898 cm³ (V8 OHV). Essentially an upscale Dodge Aspen, with a poor reliability record in the first two model years. Poor handling with soft chassis. Six provided barely enough performance. Largest 360 in³ unit dropped after 1978 model year. Base wagons, as opposed to Town & Country, from 1980. Refresh for 1980 with more formal appearance. Fifth Avenue appearance package with vinyl roof offered in 1981: it was a version of this that became the Chrysler New Yorker in 1982.


Manufacturing locations: St Louis, Missouri, USA; Newark, Delaware, USA; Tolucá, México

Marque: Chrysler | Model: Chrysler LeBaron | Successors: Chrysler LeBaron (1982–8), Chrysler New Yorker (1982)

q.v. Dodge Diplomat (1977–89), Plymouth Gran Fury (1982–9)







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