November 17, 2003

1,200 visitors attend Chrysler minivan’s 20th anniversary

Jim Hunt, left, of Garden City, Mich., reacts Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, after winning a new 2004 Chrysler Town & Country minivan during the Minivan-iversary celebration at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, Mich. On the right is Chrysler Group President and CEO Dieter Zetsche.
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Auburn Hills, Michigan – More than 1,200 people helped Chrysler Group mark the 20th anniversary of the “Magic Wagon” – the first minivan – at a Minivan-iversary Celebration, held Saturday, November 15 at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Minivan-iversary Celebration also featured family activities, sports clinics, contests and prizes.

One lucky guest, Jim Hunt of Garden City, Michigan, won a 2004 Chrysler Town & Country Minivan. Hunt, 49, was one of 50 finalists who were given keys, one of which opened the vehicle door. He is a recently unemployed computer software professional who won the chance to vie for the new minivan by listening to Magic 105.1 FM.

More than 10 million Chrysler, Dodge and Plymouth minivans have been sold in 72 countries since 1983.

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