Chrysler M platform

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The M-Bodies were Chrysler Corporation's successor to the F-body Aspen/Volare. In fact, the platform is almost identical to the F. It was introduced in 1977 and was the basis for some mid-sized Chrysler models throughout the 1980s until its demise in 1989. The M platform was the final production passenger car with semi-elliptical leaf springs sold in the U.S.

The M-cars were built at St. Louis, Missouri. Beginning in late 1986 (1987 models) and through the last 1989 year, the American Motors plant in Kenosha, Wisconsin was also used for production.

Vehicles on this platform include:

There were two wheelbases used:

  • 108.7 in - 1980-1981 2-door models
  • 112.7 in - 1977-1979 2-door models and 1977-1989 4-door models

Engines used with this platform include:

  • 225 Slant 6 (1977-1983)
  • 318 V8 (1977-1989)
  • 360 V8 (1977-1979)

See also

  • Chrysler platforms