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 |  Apr 19 2011, 1:30 PM

Chrysler is set to unveil new versions of their 200 sedan and convertible at the 2011 New York International Auto Show this week. Dubbed the “S” model, these versions will sport some unique cosmetics.

Features unique to the “S” model are as follows: unique front grille with an S model-only Chrysler winged badge with a black background, body color mirrors and door handles, black background headlamps, distinctive 18-inch aluminum wheels with dark painted pockets and “S” badging.

The interior also gets some upgrades which include, perforated leather steering wheel, heated leather front seats with Digital suede inserts and an embroidered “S” on the front head rests, silver accent thread and a standard Boston Acoustic sound system with a 276-watt CD/DVD/MP3/30 gigabyte hard drive media center.

All “S” models will get power from the Pentastar 3.6-liter V6, which produces 283-hp and 260 lb/ft of torque. Power is fed to the front wheels via a six-speed automatic gearbox.

These added features might not necessarily improve this cars driving characteristics, but does make the car look nicer. The 200 S will go on sale in Spring with prices starting at $32,490.

GALLERY: Chrysler 200 S Convertible and Sedan

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Read AutoGuide’s 2011 Chrysler 200 review here and 200 Convertible review here

Plus, get more news and info on the Chrysler 200 at 200Forums.com

 |  Sep 14 2010, 5:02 PM

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Chrysler looks set to torpedo the Sebring nameplate in favor of the “200″, in a nod to the heavily refreshed Chrysler 200 set to debut at the end of the year. The current Sebring is one of the most maligned cars on the road today (and for good reason), and Chrysler is hoping to bury that legacy with a heavily refreshed and renamed mid-size car.

We won’t pass judgement on the new midsize car until we’ve driven it, but knowing what’s underneath it, namely the Sebring platform, we still have a healthy dose of skepticism surrounding the new Chrysler Sebring 200

Gallery: 2011 Chrysler 200

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Hit the jump to see the official press release

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