Chrysler Town & Country Parts and Accessories: Automotive:

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The story actually began at in 1971.

Hal Sperlich, then vice of Ford#39;s Truck Operations, was with creating a small van would fit in the typical garage. One the Carousel, cut the height and length of an but had more car-like styling. The dubbed MiniMax had front-drive, a floor, and was smaller still.

The of 1973-1974 … the Carousel, the $2 billion price tag for the coming Escort caused Henry II to cancel a unique front-drive for the Fairmont and with it a revised Soon thereafter, Sperlich Ford for Chrysler where he engineers at work on a minivan eerily similar to the one Ford cancelled.

Lee Iacocca joined Sperlich at in 1978, and together they the $700 million T115 project. The resulting Dodge and Plymouth Voyager launched in 1983 with a 2.2-liter four-cylinder and a slightly larger four from Mitsubishi. through the first generation#39;s lifecycle, a Chrysler 2.5-liter briefly was offered as an option, the non-turbo version replaced the engine.

Chrysler Town&Country

The minivans were packaging that stretched the K car#39;s one foot (to 112-in.), but had a shorter length. Long wheelbase the Grand Caravan and Grand debuted in 1987 and added inches to the wheelbase and seven to the rear overhang. The Chrysler Country was added in 1990, and built on the long wheelbase

As a Chrysler, it featured all the bells and including standard leather power everything, and an Infinity system. It also came a choice of 3.0-liter or 3.3-liter V6 that were shared its Dodge and Plymouth brothers. One later, Chrysler launched the generation minivans, the last to be on the K car platform, but the first to offer brakes, optional all-wheel-drive, and airbags.

The third generation debuted in and replaced the previous generations#39; styling with a sleek shape, a standard Neon-based four-cylinder, three V6s (3.0-, and 3.8-liter), and twin sliding side doors. Wheelbase by an inch in both short-and form, while width 4.8-in. The package was so right the fourth generation kept the wheelbases, but were slightly and taller when they in 2001.

Other upgrades included a power-operated hatch and sliding dropping the 3.0-liter V6 was dropped, the Voyager over to Chrysler, and in adding Stow-and-Go seats folded into the floor.

The fifth generation launched in the model year, and brought it a more upright and boxy that met more stringent impact standards and greatly passenger room and cargo Only one wheelbase, 121.2-in. is and the models pared to just the Town Country and Dodge Caravan. Stow-and-Go or Swivel-and-Go options are offered on the Chrysler and but not on the mechanically similar VW Routan builds for Volkswagen.

Chrysler Town&Country
Chrysler Town&Country
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