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Chrysler Group LLC is a multinational automaker headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA. Chrysler was first organized as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925....

 used the designation E platform for two separate car ranges.

One was used for rear wheel drive cars in the 1970s:
  • 1970-1974 Dodge Challenger
    Dodge Challenger
    The Dodge Challenger is the name of three different generations of automobiles marketed by the Dodge division of Chrysler.The first generation Dodge Challenger was a pony car built from 1970 to 1974, using the Chrysler E platform and sharing major components with the Plymouth Barracuda. The second...

    , 110 inches (279 cm) wheelbase
  • 1970-1974 Plymouth Barracuda
    Plymouth Barracuda
    The Plymouth Barracuda is a 2-door car that was manufactured by the Plymouth division of the Chrysler Corporation from 1964-1974.The first-generation Barracuda, a fastback A-body coupe based on the Plymouth Valiant, had a distinctive wraparound back glass and was available from 1964-1966.The...

    , 108 inches (274 cm) wheelbase


The designation was also used for an extended version (hence "E") of the front wheel drive Chrysler K platform
Chrysler K platform
The Chrysler Corporation's K-cars were compact-to-midsize cars designed to carry six adults on two bench seats and were aimed not only to replace Chrysler's nominally-compact F-body Aspen and Volaré, but also to compete with intermediates like the Chevrolet Malibu and Ford Fairmont...

 during the 1980s:
  • 1983-1988 Dodge 600
    Dodge 600
    The 600 was Dodge's version of the Chrysler E-Class luxury car of the 1980s. It was introduced in 1982, as a 1983 model, as a small mid-size car on the Chrysler E platform and was discontinued after the 1988 model year. It was Chrysler's attempt to compete with the GM A-body, whereas the M-body...

  • 1985-1988 Plymouth Caravelle
    Plymouth Caravelle
    The Plymouth Caravelle is a mid-size sedan that was originally a 1983 Canadian model. The Caravelle came to the United States in 1985 to replace the Chrysler E-Class. It was essentially identical to the concurrent Dodge 600. It was replaced by the Plymouth Acclaim in 1989...

  • 1983-1984 Chrysler E-Class
    Chrysler E-Class
    The Chrysler E-Class was a mid-size car produced by the Chrysler Corporation. Introduced in 1983 on a stretched version of the Chrysler K platform, the E-Class was a less expensive, less equipped version of the identical 1983 New Yorker. It was targeted at those who wanted Chrysler luxury, but...

  • 1983-1987 Chrysler New Yorker
    Chrysler New Yorker
    The Chrysler New Yorker was a premium automobile built by the Chrysler Corporation from 1939–1996, serving for several years as the brand's flagship model. A model named the "New York Special" first appeared in the 1930s...

  • 1988 Chrysler New Yorker Turbo
    Chrysler New Yorker
    The Chrysler New Yorker was a premium automobile built by the Chrysler Corporation from 1939–1996, serving for several years as the brand's flagship model. A model named the "New York Special" first appeared in the 1930s...


External links


1970 - 1974 Mopar E-Bodies
ChallengerNation.com - A site dedicated to the Dodge Challenger (old and new)