The Caprice needs to come back

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  1. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    I never really liked the old caprice, but the Holden Caprice is hawt. They need to bring it back to the US market.

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    If GM sold cars like that here, there would be no financial problems for them.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    see them in kuwait would by if i had a family to shuttle around. not the gay ass FWD in the us.
     
  5. art_VW_shark

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    YES
    Give Buick the proper fullsizer it deserved!
    In for Buick Statesman
     
  6. dr.zed

    dr.zed DR.ZED OT Supporter

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    Do a search on middle east GM offerings. There are some mighty interesting cars built for that market.
     
  7. you know me

    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    fuck the caprice, Impala SS FTMFW
     
  8. P07r0457

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    the new impala is :barf:
     
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    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    :slap: RWD big cube SS
     
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    Due to CAFE, Lutz declares RWD Impala and Monaro dead

    It's finally (semi) official: RWD cars like a new Pontiac GTO (and Holden Monaro) and Impala are "gone for now." Bob Lutz has been making noises about it for a while, and every announcement gets more and more certain that the front wheels will be pulling more GM cars.

    Just a month ago, Lutz told Forbes "That's where the internal debate [on the Impala] is now -- no firm decision at this point, but my guess is that we will come down on the side of the front-drive car." By the time of last week's Detroit Auto Show, Lutz was telling GoAuto "I think the (Monaro/Pontiac GTO) is gone for now.... [T]hat's not the end of the market where we want to stimulate demand. We have to find ways to stimulate demand and desirability in cars that will get us closer to the 35 MPG average."

    How will that be done? Perhaps by using the Alpha midsize platform and making CUV's. However, the Alpha still hasn't been signed off on, and won't be until GM figures out what -- and how many -- standards it will need to adhere to when the CAFE tug-of-war ends.

    http://www.autoblog.com/2008/01/20/due-to-cafe-lutz-declares-rwd-impala-and-monaro-dead/

    not looking good for anything fast rear wheel cars soon :wtc:

    I think Leno was right last night when he said the ZR1 is probably going to be the last big horrah for the continuing push to produce the fastes production muscle cars
     
  11. art_VW_shark

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    the zr1 is the anthithesis, except for engine type, of a muscle car.
     

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