The next-generation of large cars for the Chrysler Group is based on a “jewel of a platform,” designed to make it fashionable to drive cars again, says Chief Operating Officer Wolfgang Bernhard. Dodge Magnum, first of the LX platform. The LX platform, due in 2004, is the replacement for the current LH platform that consists of the Chrysler 300M and Concorde as well as the Dodge Intrepid. But LX abandons front-wheel drive and cab-forward design for rear-wheel drive, a Mercedes ...
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