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Re: Laredo X V6 4x4 QT I first impressions

Absolutely Daimler had an influence. The whole platform is from the Mercedes M class.
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Re: Laredo X V6 4x4 QT I first impressions

The whole vehicle has German (Mercedes) influence from the body curves to the sound insulation under the hood, on the firewall and in the wheel housings not to mention the suspension geometry and tuning. Remove the speed governor and it would feel at home driven on the Autobahn.
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Re: Laredo X V6 4x4 QT I first impressions

Vehicles that had Daimler Influence:

Chrysler Sebring
Dodge Avenger
Dodge Caliber
Chrysler 300
Dodge Charger
Dodge Challenger
Dodge Journey

eh you get my point. But I'm not going to sit here and argue this. You guys do not understand what a "platform" is so I will tell you. It is a collection of fixed hard points, so that different vehicles with the same points can be built on the same assembly line with similar crash results. It means NOTHING more than that. It has nothing to do with parts, build quality, etc. The platform was co-developed between Daimler and Chrysler, and that's pretty much it. The two vehicles *are* different, very different.

This is one vehicle, which, other than the platform, is definitely a Chrysler / Jeep.
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Re: Laredo X V6 4x4 QT I first impressions

i hope not too much of this influence from these 2:



or even better one of the largest stockholders

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Re: Laredo X V6 4x4 QT I first impressions

Oh it got a HUGE influence from "one of the largest stockholders".

We build the darn things.

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