Chrysler Centura

The Chrysler Centura is a midsize car which was produced by Chrysler Australia between 1975 and 1978. It was based on Chrysler Europe's Chrysler 180 model, but was also available with larger Australian-made Hemi Six engines. 19,770 Centuras were built. The engineer charged with the design of the Chrysler 180, on which the Centura was based was Tony Wheeler, the founder of the Lonely Planet Guides. He now resides in Footscray, a suburb of Melbourne.

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... A variant of the Chrysler 180 was produced in Australia from 1975 to 1978 by Chrysler Australia as the Chrysler Centura ... The Centura was offered with a choice of 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder engines mated to a manual or automatic transmission and was fitted with a modified front radiator ... The Centura had limited market success in Australia ...
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... Centuras are now very rare on Australian roads, although they appear more common in South Australia ... This is probably due to an enduring loyalty to the Chrysler brand, as they had a manufacturing plant in that state before selling it to Mitsubishi in 1980 ...