A member of M-body vehicle line, Fifth Avenue was Chrysler's largest models produced from 1979 to 1993 model years. This name was first used in 1979 model year by the Chrysler New Yorker sedan sub-model. Though smaller than the utmost size, the New Yorker Fifth Avenue edition is still motorized by a V8 and still a rear wheel drive. It comes with a leather-appointed interior and standard landau vinyl roof. This model was stayed in the market for three years until New Yorker was once again downsized in 1982.
The Fifth Avenue option was still offered until 1983, when it became a model in its own right. This vehicle was considered as the last V8, rear wheel drive Chrysler until the revision of Chrysler 300 in 2004. This new Fifth Avenue successful stayed in the market for six model years. In 1988, Fifth Avenue got its power from a 5.2L V8 teamed with Torqueflite automatic transmission. The cabin gained button-tufted, soft seats covered with either velvet or leather and a driver's side airbag was added.
In 1990, the Fifth Avenue joined the Extended K car line up. It is considered as the most lavish K vehicle as it comes with higher level of luxury, providing a sleeker and quieter ride. The Fifth Avenue now comes in longer platform and it received a slight revision in the door panels. The Fifth Avenue gained a facelift in 1992 that provides smoother lines and rounded front and rear fascias. It is offered with additional features and ornamentation update. The Fifth Avenue has long list of standard features that will surely make you love this car. Included in the list are standard speed control, power six way driver's seat, tilt column, automatic rear load leveling suspension, leather wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning, driver's side airbag, dual power outside mirrors, and four cupholders.
And if you want to customize your Fifth Avenue, or you want your ride to be more enjoyable, consider the available optional features that include security system, keyless entry, illuminated entry, driver/passenger eight way power seats, cast aluminum wheels, automatic trunk pull down, automatic delay headlight system, anti lock brakes, power sunroof, automatic locking doors, automatic day/night mirror, visorphone hands-free cell phone and automatic air suspension for the front and rear. The Fifth Avenue was Chrysler's last breath to the traditional luxury car period. It is phased out in 1993.
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