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#31725 of 32000 Re: Why the hate? [uplanderguy]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:19 pm)
When I was a teenager (90s), the older woman across the street had a later Chevelle Malibu like that. Original owner, car was a fancier version with vinyl top, but it had buckets (I think) and rally wheels. I think it was originally her late husband's. Her other car was an early 80s Subaru HT coupe - kind of an odd pair.
#31726 of 32000 Re: Cruze diesel to start at $25,695 [andres3]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:14 pm)
es, getting an extremely severely bad ownership experience from a Chrysler vehicle was one thing, but having them "STEAL" my tax money without permission
I didn't even check online but I'm pretty sure first loan and the most recent one were both paid back. I really don't think they STOLE our/your money.
#31727 of 32000 Re: Cruze diesel to start at $25,695 [lemko]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:19 pm)
've only had one Chysler vehicle and it turned out to be one of the best cars I ever had. I still wax nostalgic about it to this day
Our business had an old caravan (Late '80's?) 4 cyl. and that thing ran forever. I think it had about 250K on it when it was either totaled or junked (can't remember)
#31728 of 32000 Re: Cruze diesel to start at $25,695 [uplanderguy]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:22 pm)
but I'd take a '57 Ford over a '57 Chevy today
My brother had a "56 Ford. That was a handsome car and IMO better looking than the "56 Chevy, and I owned one of the latter.
#31729 of 32000 Re: Why the hate? [fintail]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:28 pm)
My Dad really liked those '71 and '72 Chevelle Sport Coupes like the one in that commercial. He hemmed and hawed and took forever to decide on buying a new car though. He waited too long and saw the '73 Chevelle...and was largely disappointed. On Oct. 6, 1972 we bought a new '73 Nova coupe, 6-cyl., 3-speed on the floor, no power anything, but AM radio, Rally Wheels, whitewalls and the Exterior Decor Group. Sticker bottom line, including destination, was only $2,625!
At the risk of getting yelled at for this not being 'current GM product', here's the first commercial for the Camaro. It's funny by today's standards--so dramatic, but that's how I remember new-car introductions being back then. Matter of fact, I should check this, but I remember looking at Camaros on the evening they were introduced. I seem to remember them coming out a couple weeks before the other '67 Chevys.
#31730 of 32000 Re: Cruze diesel to start at $25,695 [greg128]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:29 pm)
A '56 Ford is just gorgeous, and probably my favorite Ford of all. I agree.
#31731 of 32000 Re: Cruze diesel to start at $25,695 [uplanderguy]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:32 pm)
How about those 1956 Crown Victorias with the chrome band across the roof.
I've looked at those on ebay motors with semi-somewhat-possible intentions to buy one.
#31732 of 32000 Re: Cruze diesel to start at $25,695 [greg128]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:34 pm)
I know it's none of my business, but please buy one without skirts and continental kit!
#31733 of 32000 Re: 'bu price drops [ateixeira]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:39 pm)
I've seen some in the last few days with nice big tires and wheels that fill the wheel openings. I'll assume they were LTZ's.
Frankly, I'll look forward to the '14 Impala/'13 Traverse-like grille they're supposed to put on the revamped version. I like the rear, think the profile is OK (though not as nice as the '12 IMHO), and I do like that you can get them with side moldings, which for some reason cars in commercials and mag reviews never show. Except for the tighter rear seat, I like the interior and instrument panel...in fact, I like it better than the previous car for looks/feel.