Chrysler LX platform

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The LX platform is Chrysler's full-size rear wheel drive automobile platform for the mid part of the first decade of the 21st century. The LX was developed in America to supersede the previous Chrysler LH platform, which had been designed to allow it to be easily upgraded to rear and all-wheel drive. Mercedes parts were used to save costs, including some shared with the Mercedes-Benz W220 S-class, and the Mercedes-Benz W211[1] E-Class 5-link rear suspension, seat rails, steering column, the W5A580 5-speed automatic, the rear differential, and the ESP system. The LX cars are built at Brampton Assembly in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The European variant and all RHD models were built in Graz, Austria by Magna Steyr from June 2005 until 2010, where they carried the platform designation of LE.


Vehicles using the LX platform include:

Concept vehicles using this platform include:


The LC platform is a shortened LX platform designed for the Challenger.

Vehicles using the LC platform include:

Concept vehicles using this platform include:


The LA platform code has been used for the Dodge Challenger beginning in the 2015 model year. It was created primarily to allow the Challenger to use an eight speed automatic transmission[7]


The LY platform is a lengthened LX platform used for:


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