SEMA Star! Chrysler PT Coupe

The Cruiser is caught in the Crossfire with this sweet fastback concept from Chrysler‘s SkunkWerks.

The PT Coupe concept was developed by Chrysler supplier DeComa, working from a design sketch by Chrysler. To create the PT Coupe, DeComa started with the body of the soon-to-be-introduced PT Cruiser convertible, then fabricated a fixed top and drop-down tailgate.

The PT Coupe uses the 2.4-liter turbo four, a Mopar lowered suspension, StopTech four-wheel-disc brakes, and 19-inch Custom wheels. Inside, there’s 2+2 seating, leather upholstery, a pop-out screen for the rear-view camera, and roll-down quarter windows.

PT Cruiser product planner Ronald Manteuffel says that Chrysler is considering the Coupe as a possible addition to the PT line-up. Manteuffel claims that the car has been well-received within the company, but that Chrysler also will be gauging public reaction and evaluating the business case.

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