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2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Special Edition Arrives - (Australia)

October 1st, 2009
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Only available in Brilliant Black exterior paint, the Special Edition 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser comes with a host of extras that not only add value but also differentiate the already unique appearance of the PT Cruiser.

All-new cross-hatched, solid billet aluminium grille is individually milled and machined for a true sense of customisation. New 17-inch SRT Design wheels provide an athletic stance while filling up Chrysler PT Cruiser’s uniquely styled fenders. Chromed body-side trim spears provide subtle highlights.

New Embossed Momentum seat fabric has a performance feel, detailed look and expressive design via secondary layered silver accents. A leather-wrapped steering wheel with bright silver accents provides a great view to the large satin-silver finished gauge cluster with chromed rings. Premium floor mats add a final touch to this Special Edition Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Chrysler is limiting production of its factory-customised PT Cruiser and only a handful of these vehicles are making their way to Australia.

Based off of the 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring, the Special Edition is available with the 2.4-litre powertrain that is perfect for cruising any avenue. The standard 2.4-litre naturally aspirated 16-valve petrol engine produces 105 kW and 214 N.m of torque and is coupled to a 5-speed manual or an optional four-speed automatic transmission.

The 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Special Edition is well appointed with standard equipment including: power windows with auto-down function on both front windows, AM/FM stereo with six-disc CD player, 65/35 fold/tumble/removable rear seats, a centre console with sliding armrest and storage, Chrysler signature analogue clock, compass, temperature display, air conditioning, manually adjustable front seats with seat heaters, floor mats, cruise control and leather-wrapped steering wheel. To top off interior appointments and as an added bonus, a 368-watt Boston Acoustics premium sound system and power sunroof are standard.

Standard exterior equipment includes body-colour front and rear fascias, body-colour fog lamp surrounds, Chrysler winged badge on the hood and lift gate, billet aluminium cross-hatch pattern grille, chromed door handles, chromed body-side trim spars, 17-inch SRT Design wheels, fog lamps and a hoop spoiler on the rear.  

2009 Special Edition PT Cruiser, unique equipment:
• Brilliant Black exterior paint only
• Unique 17-inch SRT Design wheels
• Unique bright upper grille
• Chrome body side trim spars, front accents and door lock knobs
• Unique premium cloth with heated front seats
• Leather wrapped steering wheel with bright spokes
• AM/FM/6-disc CD audio system
• 6-Boston Acoustics premium speakers and 368-watt amplifier
• Sunroof
• Deep tint sunscreen glass
• Unique floor mats  

The Base Vehicle Price (BVP) is $29,990 for the 5-speed manual or $31,990 for the 4-speed automatic variant.

Chrysler PT Cruiser Production
Since its launch as a production vehicle in February 2000 through July 2008, over 7000 PT Cruiser vehicles have been sold in Australia, and over 1,300,000 have been sold worldwide.

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