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Old 01-28-2014, 08:43 PM   #1
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More details about upcoming 2016 Wrangler

Finally, independent front suspension. At last, Italian engineers are replacing Detroit dinosaurs.
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Old 01-28-2014, 09:54 PM   #2
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Step in the wrong direction.

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Old 01-28-2014, 10:13 PM   #3
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Old 01-28-2014, 11:46 PM   #4
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At last, Italian engineers are replacing Detroit dinosaurs.
So go on and tell us what Italian WWII military vehicle was as successful as the Jeep or even the German Kübelwagen/VW Thing?

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Old 01-29-2014, 12:36 AM   #5
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IFS will destroy those high sales numbers they cherish, it will be a short lived chassis and SFA will quickly replace it in a new model.
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Well...there went Jeep.
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Old 01-29-2014, 01:33 AM   #7
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It's a global trend, even the Land Rover Defender is heading down this path:

2015 Land Rover DC 100 Review, Prices, Photos: New Car Test Drive

Let's just hope Sergio doesn't give the Wrangler a similar aero treatment.
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AGAIN, look at the source of this India Auto Blog post:

http://www.autonews.com/article/2014...#axzz2rnEBJjhs

Nothing in there mentions Marchionne saying that it's losing the solid front axle. All it says is that people are afraid of it switching to IFS. That's it. Come on, check sources, ESPECIALLY for blog posts from people who aren't notable industry guys. Don't make this like facebook.

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