Chryslers Test Drive to Raise Funds for Florida Storm Victims

By: Jerick Brooks

The Ginn Open that was held last April 9 to 15 in Florida has the objective of helping raise money for the Red Cross and the Florida Children's Hospital. The winner of the said event has driven away in America's favorite convertible courtesy of Chrysler.

Chrysler--- manufacturer of --- was one of the founding sponsors of the Ginn Open and its official automotive sponsor. For this year's tournament the manufacturer, Chrysler is giving away an all-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible as prize for the winner.

According to Dave Rooney-Director, Chrysler Marketing and Global Communications, "The all-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible is now better than ever. It offers the unprecedented combination of unmistakable road presence, athletic handling and innovative technologies, as well as plenty of room for people and gear. In fact, the all-new Sebring Convertible is the only retractable hard top in the segment that can pass the two-golf-bag test."

The funds raised during the tournament were used to help Red Cross and Florida's Children Hospital to extend assistance to the residents of Lady Lake, Fla. The area was hit by severe storms and tornadoes last February killing 21 people and destroying hundreds of homes. Chrysler has donated $5 for every person who tests drives a Chrysler vehicle during the Ginn Open. The test drive program was open to all individuals possessing a valid driver's license and 18 yrs old or older. The test drive program was made available to the public last April 12 to 15 starting 8:30 am to 5 pm.

The 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible: The Prize
The all-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible is offering what no other convertible has been able to offer before---three automatically latching convertible top options, vinyl, cloth and a body-color painted steel retractable hard top which is a first for this new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible---all of which can be retracted with a push of a button on the key fob.

And that's not all! Standard power hard tonneau cover is also offered on all models. The Chrysler Sebring whether top up or down provides the benefits of a coupe and the true open-air freedom of a convertible. The Chrysler Sebring convertible has a U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $26,145 (including a $675 destination charge). The price of the Sebring Convertible is $645 below the comparable outgoing model with $2,965 more content, including standard side seat-mounted air bags, four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes, tire-pressure monitoring system, automatic latching convertible top, standard hard tonneau cover, AM/FM stereo with six-disc CD player, six-way power driver and passenger seats and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel.

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