The Sebring Resurrection. In China
September 10th, 2010 8:23 AM Share
I had a beer and a pizza yesterday night with Ash Sutcliffe of China Car Times (us expat car bloggers need to stick together) and he swore on a stack of bibles that he had seen the resurrection of the Chrysler Sebring over at Beijing Auto. But it won’t be a Sebring.
It will be a T8, being sold under one of BAIC’s brands. BAIC had built the previous gen Sebring to ho-hum success. When all fell apart between BAIC and Chrysler, they had a plant and tools on their hands, and they are making the best of it.
The launch of the T8 appears to be pretty much imminent.
Published September 10th, 2010 8:23 AM
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Let's stop being such snobs. The prev-gen (2001-2006) Sebring/Stratus wasn't bad. Not class-leading, certainly outclassed in North America, but not bad. If I lived in Russia, I'd be perfectly happy with one of those. Is the T8 what's going to replace the current monstrosity?
I hope our revamped Sebring looks this good! Looks like it's got a little Buick LaCrosse "sweepspear" action going on with the side. The headlights/grill are actually attractive, hope Chrysler mimics that A8 light treatment.
The retooled Chinese Sebring will do just fine - for the old Mitsubishi platform that it is.
These people will eat anything. I guess they'll buy anything, too. Price it low and watch it go.