DaimlerChrysler Canada has announced that they will invest about $700 million to build a fifth model at its Brampton plant. Next month Chrysler will also announced that the luxury Imperial sedan will be built at the plant starting in the summer of 2009 under a program called "Project X."
The 2010 Imperial will be a half-metre longer than the Chrysler 300, and will be also offer the option of a diesel engine.
The Brampton plant currently produces the rear-wheel drive Chrysler 300 sedan, Dodge Magnum wagon and Charger sports car on the LX platform. Assembly of the Dodge Challenger muscle sports car will start next year.