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About a year ago on the rumor mill it was said that the next gen LX plaform would be based on the current gen MB E-Class. The LY moniker would be that platform but do we know what platform this concept is built on?
 

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I read that the Challenger was going to be 115 in. wheelbase. Now doesn't that mean the LY platform would be just that? Are the MB platforms 115 or is this coming out (debut) with the platform new as well?
 

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It's my understanding that the LY platform is just a shortened and lighter version of the LX platform. I don't think the LY platform is based off of a current MB platform, but I'm not 100% certain.
 

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Oh, and sorry, the Challenger concept is supposed to be built on the LY platform. You are correct though, the current LX cars are said to be moving over to the LY platform as well in the future.
 

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I read an article a whiles back that the LY is an evolutionized LX (well duh). But i think it is based of the LX platform that allows a lighter weight plus the addition of the 6 spd manual.
 

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The LY platform is going to be a completly new one based more heavily on the current Eclass Mercedes...this newer platform is more flexible for styling and design changes from the same "pan"...think the new CLS and R class are off of this same platform...look for a Chrysler 2door 300 derivitave to be announced soon...300 D perhaps?
 

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That would be a nice addition to the 300 family. I like all the HEMI cars. A 2dr would sell nicely I think.
 

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Re: LY platform, is it the CLK or current gen E-Class?

CHARGERSHED said:
The LY platform is going to be a completly new one based more heavily on the current Eclass Mercedes...this newer platform is more flexible for styling and design changes from the same "pan"...think the new CLS and R class are off of this same platform...look for a Chrysler 2door 300 derivitave to be announced soon...300 D perhaps?
I'd personally like to see this '300 Hemi-C Roadster' concept go into production. :cool:

 

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You just want a convertible, don't ya?;)
 

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Mr.DJ said:
Not really...only owned one throught the years, but 'ya gotta admit, this one sure looks 'purdy'. :D
It's got to be one of the sexiest looking cars I have seen in a long time...:eek:
 
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