Introducing the Man Van

Okay, we’ve all heard the minivan called a “people mover” and something that caters to “soccer moms” but now get ready for the Chrysler ‘Man Van”. That’s right, over the next few months we are going to start seeing Dodge Grand Caravans decked out with a a slightly sportier look on the outside, possibly finished off with a black-and-gray interior trimmed with hot-colored stitching on the seats and steering wheel according to reports. Should they throw in a humidor and Man Van customized leather jackets with the ride?

From WSJ.com:

Chrysler Group is working on a plan to make the soccer-mom minivan more macho, turning it into something even dad wouldn’t mind driving.

Chrysler is calling it the “man van”—a special version of its Dodge Grand Caravan—and it is expected to appear at dealerships and be available for orders within the next few months, according to several auto dealers briefed on the matter.

Chrysler declined to comment. Company officials, including Dodge brand Chief Executive Officer Ralph Gilles and Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne, discussed with dealers what they called the “man van” in Detroit late last month.

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