When word first leaked out a couple years ago that Chrysler was going to switch its next-generation of large cars from traditional front-wheel drive to a family of rear-drive sedans, eyebrows and questions were raised. It seemed preposterous that a Detroit-based (which means traction-challenging snow in the winter) auto maker would eliminate fullsize FWD passenger cars from its lineup. Rear-drive cars were more the domain of luxury European nameplates. But DaimlerChrysler, technically, ...
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