Although it was known that DaimlerChrysler Corp. had planned a version of its new-for-2001 minivan lineup to use the 3.5L SOHC V-6 borrowed from the passenger-car business, the company now announces that it will not make the higher-performance variant after all. The Town and Country Limited was to offer the same 3.5L V-6 used in Chrysler's 300M and LHS sedans, but the automaker deemed the package too expensive to market successfully, a source says. The 3.5L V-6 minivan would have been ...

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