The Chrysler Valiant was a full-size car which was sold by Chrysler Australia between 1962 and 1981. Initially a rebadged locally assembled Plymouth Valiant from the United States, from the second generation launched in 1963, the Valiant was fully manufactured in Australia. It was sold locally but also in New Zealand and South Africa, with smaller numbers also exported to South-East Asia and the United Kingdom.

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  • The Chrysler Valiant was a full-size car which was sold by Chrysler Australia between 1962 and 1981. Initially a rebadged locally assembled Plymouth Valiant from the United States, from the second generation launched in 1963, the Valiant was fully manufactured in Australia. It was sold locally but also in New Zealand and South Africa, with smaller numbers also exported to South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Parent company Chrysler made a substantial investment in Australian manufacturing facilities, by establishing operations in South Australia with an assembly plant at Tonsley Park in 1964 and an engine foundry at Lonsdale in 1968. The Valiant thus established its position as the third of the "Big 3" Australian-made vehicles behind the Holden Kingswood and Ford Falcon. The Australian Valiant was built on the North American A-body platform but with many parts and components from Australian suppliers. Apart from a sedan and wagon body style, 1965 saw the introduction of a commercial utility that was badged the Wayfarer and later exported to South Africa as the Rustler. In 1971, the A-body platform based range was further expanded by an Australian adaptation of the Charger. Greater differentiation from the donor car creeped in over time, particularly since the VE series, which was embraced by the Australian motoring press and won the 1967 Wheels magazine Car of the Year award. The VF series of 1969 and the VG of 1970 departed even further from its North American donor both in terms of styling and performance—with the latter series introducing the Hemi-6 engine that replaced the Slant-6. Moreover, Australia continued to produce a station wagon model, called the Safari, even after this body style being discontinued for North America. Beginning in 1971, the VH series saw Chrysler Australia develop the entire lineup locally until the CM series of 1979, which marked the end of local production in 1981, after the takeover of operations by Mitsubishi Motors Australia. (en)
  • Der Chrysler Valiant war ein von der Chrysler Australia Ltd. von 1962 bis 1981 produziertes Automobil der Mittelklasse. Ursprünglich handelte es sich beim Chrysler Valiant um eine unveränderte Übernahme des 1959 in den USA eingeführten Plymouth Valiant. Später entwickelte Chrysler Australia eigene Karosserien, verwendete eigene Motoren und konzipierte eigene Modellvarianten. Der Chrysler Valiant wurde in Australien, Neuseeland und Südafrika vermarktet. Mit der Übernahme von Chrysler Australia durch Mitsubishi im Jahre 1981 wurde die Valiant-Produktion beendet, das bereits in Planung befindliche Modell 1980, das dem amerikanischen Dodge St. Regis ähnlich gesehen haben soll, wurde gestrichen. (de)
  • El Chrysler Valiant era un coche de tamaño completo que fue vendido por Chrysler Australia entre 1962 y 1981. Inicialmente un Plymouth Valiant de los Estados Unidos rebautizado y ensamblado localmente a partir de la segunda generación lanzado en 1963, el Valiant fue fabricado totalmente en Australia. Fue vendido a nivel local sino también en Nueva Zelanda y Sudáfrica, con números más pequeños también que se exportan a Asia sudoriental y el Reino Unido. El Valiant australiano fue construido sobre la plataforma A de Chrysler de América del Norte, pero con muchas partes y componentes de proveedores australianos. Aparte de un estilo de carrocería sedán 4 puertas y familiar 5 puertas, en 1965 vio la introducción de un coupé utilitario que se nombró el Wayfarer y posteriormente exportado a Sudáfrica como el Rustler. En 1971, la gama basada en la plataforma A se amplió aún más con la adaptación del Charger australiano. (es)
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  • Der Chrysler Valiant war ein von der Chrysler Australia Ltd. von 1962 bis 1981 produziertes Automobil der Mittelklasse. Ursprünglich handelte es sich beim Chrysler Valiant um eine unveränderte Übernahme des 1959 in den USA eingeführten Plymouth Valiant. Später entwickelte Chrysler Australia eigene Karosserien, verwendete eigene Motoren und konzipierte eigene Modellvarianten. Der Chrysler Valiant wurde in Australien, Neuseeland und Südafrika vermarktet. Mit der Übernahme von Chrysler Australia durch Mitsubishi im Jahre 1981 wurde die Valiant-Produktion beendet, das bereits in Planung befindliche Modell 1980, das dem amerikanischen Dodge St. Regis ähnlich gesehen haben soll, wurde gestrichen. (de)
  • The Chrysler Valiant was a full-size car which was sold by Chrysler Australia between 1962 and 1981. Initially a rebadged locally assembled Plymouth Valiant from the United States, from the second generation launched in 1963, the Valiant was fully manufactured in Australia. It was sold locally but also in New Zealand and South Africa, with smaller numbers also exported to South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. (en)
  • El Chrysler Valiant era un coche de tamaño completo que fue vendido por Chrysler Australia entre 1962 y 1981. Inicialmente un Plymouth Valiant de los Estados Unidos rebautizado y ensamblado localmente a partir de la segunda generación lanzado en 1963, el Valiant fue fabricado totalmente en Australia. Fue vendido a nivel local sino también en Nueva Zelanda y Sudáfrica, con números más pequeños también que se exportan a Asia sudoriental y el Reino Unido. (es)
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