P - Platform

05 June 2006

Platform - The basic underpinnings of a car - the 'platform' - is often shared between various models and even between different car manufacturers to keep down costs. Cars which share the same platform do not necessarily feel the same to drive, however. Different engines and careful fine tuning of suspension settings can make similar cars feel very different once you're behind the wheel.


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