DiMora JX Coupe Concept begin its life as a 1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi and wasspecially designed or the movies, but is also meant to be driven, not just admired.

The 1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi is a four-door, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger family sedan with lively performance from a 235 HP V6 engine.

DiMora JX Coupe Concept
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In late 2006, DiMora decided to make it into a movie car, a two-passenger coupe with the longest trunk in town. It was to have the utility of an El Camino with an electric, lockable lid on the large trunk, and a boost in performance.

Alfred DiMora also decided to use this car to demonstrate the lost art of American coachbuilding in steel during the late 1930s and 1940s. This echoes the steel coachbuilding work he performed at Clenet Coachworks in the 1970s and 1980s. With hundreds of hours shaping the steel, we would add classic style to this typical mass-market car.

To enhance the design of the rear of the car, DiMora replaced the single-outlet factory muffler with a Camaro Z28 dual-outlet muffler. The rear facia was modified by cutting holes to accommodate the chrome exhaust tips.

The stock engine was replaced with a 260 HP 3.2 liter V6 from ATK, which is backed by a three-year unlimited mileage warranty. A "Tornado" vortex component was added to the air intake. MPG was increased 10% and horsepower grew by 10%. The engine’s horsepower was increased to 260 (est).

DiMora JX Coupe Concept
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The JX Coupe was completed to better-than-factory-quality using all steel fabrication. The paint is by House of Kolor in San Diego, California, and is called "Sunrise Pearl". This unique paint gives you the illusion of the color changing with the light at different times of the day or with different lighting conditions.

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