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Model Year

The model year of a product is a number used worldwide, but with a high level of prominence in North America, to describe approximately when a product was produced, and it usually indicates the coinciding base specification (design revision number) of that product.

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Model Year - Automobiles - USA
... In the United States, automobile model year sales traditionally begin with the fourth quarter of the preceding year ... So model year refers to the "sales" model year for example, vehicles sold during the period from October 1 to December 30 of the following year are considered one model year ... In addition, the launch of the new model year has long been coordinated to the launch of the traditional new television season (as defined by A.C ...
Subaru Legacy (first Generation) - 1991 Facelift and Other Changes
... A minor facelift to the front end came in 1991 for the 1992 model year, revising the grille, front fenders, hood and headlamps to provide a similar appearance with the ... Japanese models saw the introduction of the GT type S2 sedan, which added BBS alloy wheels and rear trunk spoiler as standard equipment, the VZ type R, and ... Starting with the 1992 facelift, the European model sold in Germany was available in a "Hubertus 2" trim level on the 1.8 L wagon only it was offered in green with a manual transmission, all-wheel ...
Chevrolet Camaro (fourth Generation)
... Chevrolet Camaro debuted for the 1993 model year on an updated F-body platform ... The 1998 model year was refreshed and revised with both exterior and engine changes ... Camaro would last up through the 2002 model year when General Motors discontinued production due to slow sales, a deteriorated sports coupe market, and plant overcapacity ...
Lexus LS (XF40) - Design and Engineering - 2009 Updates
... The 2009 (2010 model year) refresh added redesigned forward and rear fascias, updated interior, an active Eco Mode energy-saving capability, and redesigned chassis and ... Introduced in 2009 for the 2010 model year was the LS 460 Sport, a performance package available only on the rear-wheel drive standard wheelbase model, equipped with a sport-tuned air suspension, Brembo ... Also debuting in late 2009 for the 2010 model year was the revised LS hybrids, including refreshed front and rear fascias, a four-bar grille, the addition ...
Securi Lock - History
... For the 1999 model year, all Ford Motor Company vehicles equipped with the Passive Anti-Theft System use the PATS II system ... II system was introduced on roughly half of the PATS equipped vehicles for the 1998 model year ... the PATS equipped vehicles for the 1998 model year were equipped with the PATS I system ...

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