Re: [DMCForum] OT concept cars...
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Re: [DMCForum] OT concept cars...



In September of 2004 (only about a year after they axed the F-bodies),
Chevy released some mockup photos and a drawing of what they were then
considering as a 2007 or 2008 Camaro concept:

http://www.jonheese.com/camaro/

It's interesting to compare the newly unveiled concept with that
"original" design:

http://tinyurl.com/cnft4

IMHO, they cut out some of the better features from the 2004 design
(front grille, headlights, hood scoop) in the new concept.  At the same
time, they fixed some of the things that bothered me in the older
concept, like the doofy high curving roof and rear fender lines, the
dorky-looking windshield, and the funky mirror fairings.

It seems like they really "Charger'd" the new design up quite a bit, and
I think they need some more tinkering before it will play anywhere near
as well as the Charger, Mustang, et al. have.  GM's definitely behind
the ball on this one.

Regards,
Jon Heese

timnagin wrote:
> Anyone see the concept cars recently displayed?  I had been looking forward
> to what the retro Camaro would look like with a 1969 flavor and was very
> disappointed.  That thing looked horrible.  On the other hand, I am not a
> fan of Chrysler but that Hemi Challenger looked awesome!  I would buy that
> thing right now if it were on the market.
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