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1 Mich-again  Sun, Jan 13, 2013 8:56:14pm

wow. awesome looking car. (Made in Kentucky by proud members of the UAW.)

2 RadicalModerate  Mon, Jan 14, 2013 12:00:55am

Honestly, I wouldn’t mind at all if General Motors decided to release an “anniversary” version of the 1953 design - with modern safety and updated features. The roadster design is one place where GM has been sorely lacking in the domestic market, and I think that it is a niche that would prove to be quite profitable for them.

3 Bob Dillon  Mon, Jan 14, 2013 5:55:18am

re: #2 RadicalModerate

Agreed. I still remember the first time I saw it rolling down Grand Ave. in Oakland, CA. The Ford T-Bird never had a chance. The 53 came with a 6 cyl engine. Enjoy what some enthusiasts did on their own: [Link: 69.89.25.185…]

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4 William Barnett-Lewis  Mon, Jan 14, 2013 9:03:27am

Meh. If I were to spend real money on a sports car, I’d get a real one like this:

Image: annonce-occasion-vente-lotus-elise-s2-british-green-006.jpg

5 Dr. Matt  Mon, Jan 14, 2013 10:11:12am

Have the teabaggers starting whining that it looks too “European”?

Nonetheless, I love it. It’s great to see GM keeping up with the times and borrowing influences from our Euro friends. Some Americans whine that the Big 3 need to borrow ideas from the West and East….well, they are doing so and yet people still complain/whine. Get over it.

6 Mich-again  Mon, Jan 14, 2013 2:21:57pm

I love the patriots that hate the american unions so much that they support British, German, Korean and Japanese unions. meh

7 Bob Dillon  Mon, Jan 14, 2013 2:24:27pm

re: #4 William Barnett-Lewis

Gotta agree. The Lotus is so light it does not have or need power steering.


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