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Chrysler LeBaron (1982–8)

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Chrysler LeBaron (K-car). 1982–8 (prod. n/a). 2- and 4-door sedan, 2-door convertible, 4-door LWB sedan, 4-door LWB limousine. F/F, 2213, 2507, 2555 cm³ (I4 OHC). Upscale version of K-car, with first American factory convertible since 1976 Cadillac Eldorado débuting for 1982 as part of its range. More formal appearance, vinyl roof on sedans, different grille and more chrome compared with other Ks. Only K with a turbocharged variant of the 2·2 available, which produced more horsepower than the V8 in the earlier LeBaron. Stretched Ks from 1983, with five-passenger Executive Sedan riding on 124 in wheelbase and seven-passenger Executive Limousine on 131 in. Refreshed for 1986 model year; two-door and convertible dropped for 1987. Sedan continued through 1988.

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

Marque: Chrysler | Model: Chrysler LeBaron | Predecessor: Chrysler LeBaron (1977–81) | Successors: Chrysler LeBaron (1987–95), Chrysler LeBaron (1990–4)

q.v. Dodge Aries, Dodge 400, Plymouth Reliant, Chrysler Town & Country (1982–8)

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