Chrysler has presented at the Detroit motor show, the new mpv of large size that will happen to the successful Town & Country in the north american market: it is the Chrysler Pacifica. The model that is presented in the show car boasts a modern and appealing design in addition to a habitability exceptional with up to eight seats.
The Pacifica 2017 will not reach the european markets but given the involvement of the american brand in the group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) yes, it is very likely that we see, with some changes of design on its front, under the brand Lancia. The minivan of the consortium car would be the new generation of the Lancia Voyager.
The minivan-an american inherits the features of the midsize Chrysler 200, which has had an excellent reception in the showrooms of the brand. In the language of design muscular and dynamic general highlights the front full of winding lines with a grill that is intertwined with the upper part of the front headlights, which already reveal ahead of time thanks to our spy photos.
The cabin exudes quality, space, and technology. There will be six finishes and the most complete you will enjoy a smooth leather upholstery, a system of vision of 360 degrees, which will help in maneuvering, a parking assistant with ultrasonic sensors, the adaptive cruise control or a wizard of change of lane. The configuration of the minivan will be seven-seater series, increasing up to eight optional.
the interior of The minivan, Chrysler has also numerous screens spread throughout the cabin, . So we can find a box of instruments with a display of information of seven-inch integrated, the latest generation of the multimedia system UConnect screen 8.4-inch in the console and two screens of 10 inches for second-row passengers.
Under the hood will dwell a powerful gasoline engine 3.6 V6 engine that develop a power of 287 HP as the only option mechanics in the initial offer. The Chrysler Pacifica will appear in showrooms next month of march and its main rivals in the U.s. market will be the Honda Odyssey and the Kia Carnival.
In the second half of 2016 will come a hybrid version plug-in with 248 HP capable of traveling up to 48 km in mode 100% electric, and to debut an innovative new electronic transmission variable EVT. The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will be the first plug-in hybrid of the group FCA.