DaimlerChrysler AG goes for drama with its intro of the PT Cruiser ragtop concept at the New York auto show. Designers claim they spent only 4 months on the show car, which features longer, lower doors and a power-operated top. Designers also lowered the body 1.5 ins. (4 cm), dropped the roof by an inch and lengthened the doors to give the new PT a more customized look. They also resculpted the rear wheel flairs to accommodate the concept's 19-in. wheels. The ragtop gets the same ...

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