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Old 03-18-2011, 11:13 AM
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Why is it called WK2?

Why are the new Grand Cherokee's called WK2 and not WL? All previous models got a new letter designation why not this one?
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Old 03-18-2011, 11:19 AM
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

from what we have been told by the engineers...it "was" gonna be the WL until Cerebus took over at ChryCo. They wanted it to stay as the WK followed by a series of numbers. That will change with the next model from what im told.
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

What do the W and K stand for?
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Old 03-18-2011, 12:04 PM
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

Nothing, just model letters.

SJ ZJ JK KK KJ WJ WK XK XJ TJ YJ ............ WK2???
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:14 PM
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

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Nothing, just model letters.

SJ ZJ JK KK KJ WJ WK XK XJ TJ YJ ............ WK2???
Sure does look weird eh...hmm trippy
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from what we have been told by the engineers...it "was" gonna be the WL until Cerebus took over at ChryCo. They wanted it to stay as the WK followed by a series of numbers. That will change with the next model from what im told.
Another reason I hate when capital management firms try running companies in business markets that they know nothing about.
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Another reason I hate when capital management firms try running companies in business markets that they know nothing about.
Hey, if that's the worst thing they did ("WK2") then Chrysler got off easy
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

Dailmer and Cerebus just about destroyed ChryCo...mostly dailmer
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

The old joke was what do they call DaimlerChrysler in Germany? Answer: Daimler.

The joke is that it wasn't a merger of the two, it was a takeover of Chrysler by Daimler.
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

WK2 should have been called "Gull", short for Seagull. Coz for the price, it shits all over everything
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Re: Why is it called WK2?

I'm not sure about all designations, but I'm know the first wrangler was called the CJ that stood for Civilian Jeep.
It would be interesting to know if the rest do in deed stand for something, or nothing at all
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