The Chrysler Intrepid, as sold in Canada (Dodge Intrepid in other markets) is a mid-size sedan that is based on the LH body platform. From the LH automobile lineup, the Chrysler Intrepid has a front-wheel drive layout and features a cab-forward design. For over 10 years of production, the Chrysler Intrepid was divided into two generation with the first generation being introduced in 1993 and was produced until 1997, and the second generation being launched in 1998 and lasted until 2004. The LH automobiles including the Chrysler Intrepid was discontinued in 2005 with the coming of the LX body platform automobile.
The LH Series started after Chrysler tried to utilize a totally different platform called LH platform, after a drawn out use of various platform yet almost similar with one another except for a limited features being offered. Although the LH platform was just copied from Honda, it was nevertheless fresh to the Chrysler automobile lineup. Since the Chrysler Intrepid was equipped with the LH platform then it became part of the Series. The Chrysler was considered to be the most affordable automobile in the LH Series. Moreover, it was included in the Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best list in 1993 to 1994 and 1998 to 1999.
When the Chrysler Intrepid was launched in 1993, it was a 4-door full-size sedan that was equipped with a 3.3-liter V6 engine, while a 3.5 liter V6 engine was available as an option. Such powerplant was matched with a 4-speed automatic shift that also came standard for all Chrysler Intrepid trims. The base trim featured front-disc/rear-drum brakes, while the sportier ES trim featured 4-wheel disc brakes. In 1998, the second generation Chrysler Intrepid displayed a smaller yet powerful powerplants with the base trim engine being changed to 2.7 liter V6 that can produce 200 horsepower matched with 4-speed automatic transmission. The sportier ES trim's engine on the other hand was changed to 3.2 liter V6 to boost 225 horsepower matched with Autostick transmission unit for manual or automatic preferences.
Despite the Chrysler Intrepid's impressive performance and modifications particularly after its major redesign, its popularity did not last that long because of its rivals doing double time to surpass whatever the Intrepid has to put forward. But if you want to further improve your Chrysler Intrepid's performance and appearance then you can get here your needed parts and accessories. Here at Parts Train, we offer great deals of premium quality Chrysler Intrepid automotive products for all your needs. Check our catalogue now!