Sign on the Dotted Line: Chrysler's 2005 Limited Edition Signature Series Offers Customers Tremendous Value and Savings
Premium Models Honor Walter P. Chrysler Heritage
Value Packages Bundle Popular Equipment and Distinctly-designed Interiors
Auburn Hills, Mich., Oct 15, 2004 - To celebrate Chrysler Group's proud heritage and further establish premium positioning in the marketplace, Chrysler brand has inked a plan to introduce a limited edition "Signature Series" of vehicles this fall. In addition to popular equipment, each limited edition vehicle features an exclusive Walter P. Chrysler signature badge, reflecting the pride, craftsmanship, heritage and value of Chrysler vehicles.
"The new 'Signature Series' models offer exceptional value with popular equipment packages and one-of-a-kind interior features," said Jeff Bell, Vice President - Chrysler. "It takes a special product to bear the name of our founder. These limited editions of our award-winning, best-selling models would make Walter P. Chrysler proud."
The Chrysler Signature Series package is being offered on these 2005 vehicles: the Chrysler 300 Touring, Chrysler Sebring Touring Convertible, Chrysler Sebring Sedan and Sebring Touring Sedan, Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited, Chrysler Pacifica Touring and Chrysler Town & Country and Town & Country Touring.
Vehicles include popular equipment, such as power moon roofs, navigation systems or rear entertainment systems, at no charge.
Chrysler Signature Series vehicles are available in a range of paint palettes, including a signature Linen Gold color. Each vehicle also will feature special Signature Series badging.
The 2005 Chrysler 300 Touring marks the return of the Great American car with a combination of elegance, confidence, power and value. The Signature Series package adds a no-charge AM/FM/six-disc CD radio with Global Positioning System (GPS) and DVD-based full screen navigation system, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, unique Deep Slate Gray/Light Greystone two-tone leather-trimmed seats, SIRIUS┬« Satellite radio with one-year subscription provided by SIRIUS, Boston Acoustics six-speaker, 276-watt system, and power sun roof with express open/close. Paint colors include Linen Gold Metallic, Midnight Blue Pearl Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Bright Silver Metallic and Magnesium Pearl Coat. The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the Chrysler 300 Touring Signature Series package is $2,185.
The 2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring Convertible continues its reign as the best-selling convertible in the United States with elegant style, comfort and class-leading roominess. The Signature Series package includes no-charge navigation AM/FM/CD radio with Global Positioning System, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, cloth top, unique two-tone leather-trimmed seats, six-disc CD changer, six Infinity┬« Sound speakers and 150-watt amplifier, chrome-clad wheels, chrome inside door releases and bright exhaust tip. Paint colors include Linen Gold Pearl Coat, Midnight Blue Pearl Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Satin Jade Pearl Coat, Graphite Pearl Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Magnesium Pearl Coat and Stone White Clear Coat. The MSRP for the Chrysler Sebring Touring Convertible Signature Series package is $2,055.
The 2005 Chrysler Sebring Sedan and Sebring Touring Sedan offer the highest government frontal crash ratings and a slew of premium amenities in a contemporary vehicle. The Signature Series package includes no-charge power sun roof with premium headliner, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, unique two-tone leather-trimmed seats, leather steering wheel and shifter, steering wheel audio control, power driver seat and chrome inside door releases. Paint colors include Linen Gold Pearl Coat, Midnight Blue Pearl Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Satin Jade Pearl Coat, Graphite Clear Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Magnesium Pearl Coat and Stone White Clear Coat. The MSRP for the Chrysler Sebring Sedan and Sebring Touring Sedan Signature Series package is $1,345.
The 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring redefines "SUV" to mean safety, utility and value. The vehicle received the U.S. government's highest crash test rating of five stars for both front-and-side impact when equipped with side-curtain airbags. It also received four stars (best of the SUVs tested) in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rollover test and achieved a "Best Pick" rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety in its frontal offset test. The Signature Series package includes no-charge power moon roof, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, unique two-tone taupe leather-trimmed seats (first and second row heated) with embossed wings on front-row head restraints, AM/FM/Cassette/CD radio and six-disc CD/DVD changer, unique textured silver instrument panel and door trim panel accents, 17-inch chrome-clad wheels, fog lamps, Cargo Convenience Group (includes cargo net, tonneau cover, roof rack crossbars and rear fascia scuff pad), power adjustable pedals, power liftgate, supplemental side curtain air bags for all three rows on all-wheel-drive (AWD) models, automatic headlamps (AWD), memory system for driver's seat, outside mirrors, radio presets and adjustable pedals (AWD) and auto dimming inside rearview mirror and driver exterior mirror (AWD). Paint colors include Linen Gold, Bright Silver, Brilliant Black and Atlantic Blue. The MSRP for the Chrysler Pacifica Touring Signature Series package is $3,860 for front-wheel-drive models and $3,560 for all-wheel-drive models.
The 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited represents one for the best values in America with unique styling, more size, more flexibility and more power than small car alternatives. The Signature Series Package includes a no-charge navigation system, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, a Chrome Package, unique two-tone Dark Taupe/Light Pearl Beige leather-trimmed seats, including driver and front passenger side airbags, driver power height adjuster and manual lumbar adjuster, AM/FM/CD Full-map Navigation Radio, light pewter instrument panel bezels, 16-inch chrome-clad wheels, driver seat power height adjuster, moon roof, HomelinkTM Universal Transceiver and SIRIUS Satellite radio with one-year subscription provided by SIRIUS. Paint colors include Linen Gold, Inferno Red, Dark Plum, Electric Blue, Midnight Blue, Bright Silver, Black and Cool Vanilla. The MSRP for the Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited Signature Series package is $3,085.
The 2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring includes the new Stow 'n GoTM seating and storage system, as well as 15 other new features and safety enhancements. The Signature Series Package includes a no-charge rear DVD video system, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, two-tone heated leather-trimmed seats with driver and front passenger power adjusters, bright inside front door handles, satin silver center stack bezel, Signature Series floor mats, AM/FM/CD, Navigation System and power sunroof. Paint colors include Linen Gold, Midnight Blue and Atlantic Blue. The MSRP for the Chrysler Town & Country Touring Signature Series package is $3,715.
The 2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Short-wheel base) continues as the premium nameplate in the minivan market segment invented by Chrysler Corporation more than 20 years ago. The short-wheel-base Chrysler Town & Country Signature Series package includes a no-charge Entertainment Group, satin silver center stack bezel, W.P. Chrysler Signature Series badges, bright inside front door handles, two-tone leather-trimmed seats with power adjusters, Signature Series floor mats, 16-inch aluminum wheels, Quad seating with 50/50 rear seats, dual-zone air conditioning and AM/FM/Cassette/CD with six speakers. Paint colors include Linen Gold, Midnight Blue and Atlantic Blue. The MSRP for the short-wheel-base Chrysler Town & Country Signature Series package is $2,810.
The Chrysler brand offers customers inspiration that comes standard on its products. Chrysler brand sales have spiked a remarkable 109 percent over the past decade, from 221,990 in 1993 to more than 463,000 units in 2003. No other American automotive brand has grown by that amount during the same 10-year period. For the year, Chrysler brand sales are 22 percent year-over-year through September.