Chrysler's New Lineup As You've Never Seen It Before

Edward Niedermeyer
by Edward Niedermeyer
chrysler s new lineup as you ve never seen it before

…with Lancia badges! And yes, that is the Lancia Grand Voyager. Chrysler must have held on to the name after Plymouth kicked the bucket. Of course, few consumers in the European markets where Lancias are sold will get the reference to a defunct budget brand, but the decision does add to the surreal vibe that these Chrysler-cum-Lancias exude.

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  • Obruni Obruni on Feb 16, 2011

    rebranding chryslers as lancias will not help in Europe. especially since the sebring (err, sorry...200) has been a cruel joke in this market, despite the addition of diesel engines from VW.

  • Tallnikita Tallnikita on Feb 23, 2011

    hey, why not brand Compass as Integrale? they should all put down the crack pipes and go design some macchinas, for chisssakes!

  • ToolGuy "The more aerodynamic, organic shape of the Mark VIII meant ride height was slightly lower than before at 53.6 inches, over 54.2” for the Mark VII."• I am not sure that ride height means what you think it means.Elaboration: There is some possible disagreement about what "ride height" refers to. Some say ground clearance, some say H point (without calling it that), some say something else. But none of those people would use a number of over 4 feet for a stock Mark anything.Then you go on to use it correctly ("A notable advancement in the Mark VIII’s suspension was programming to lower the ride height slightly at high speeds, which assisted fuel economy via improved aerodynamics.") so what do I know. Plus, I ended a sentence with a preposition. 🙂
  • ToolGuy The dealer knows best. 🙂
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  • ToolGuy This truck is the perfect size, and the fuel economy is very impressive.-This post sponsored by ExxonMobil
  • ToolGuy If I were Jeep, I would offer a version with better NVH and charge more for it.And then I would offer a version with worse NVH, and charge more for it. (There is an audience for both.)