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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:13 AM   #1
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I was driving down I-75 yesterday afternoon, and we were about 14 mile rd, when we were passed by something strange. The vehicle was every bit of a 2012 Corvette, and the rear of the car had the exact taillight styling of a 1953-54 Corvette, and had a liftgate glass rear window, roof was Dodge Magnum-esque, with the tailgate panel having chrome vertical strips like the Nomads of the 55-57 era. It appeared to be 2 door, 4 seat, but it went by so fast that I didn't have time to pull my camera out of my pocket to snap a picture.

Anyone in the know have a clue? Something they are going to offer, or someone bored with TV playing in their garage? It was cool as hell, not like the Corvette station wagon kits of the late 70's early 80's. Has anyone else seen it? It was silver in color, medium tint to the windows.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:19 AM   #2
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Dream cruise is in a few weeks. Lots of customs coming out in prep. Was this an m-plate?
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:20 AM   #3
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I was driving down I-75 yesterday afternoon, and we were about 14 mile rd, when we were passed by something strange. The vehicle was every bit of a 2012 Corvette, and the rear of the car had the exact taillight styling of a 1953-54 Corvette, and had a liftgate glass rear window, roof was Dodge Magnum-esque, with the tailgate panel having chrome vertical strips like the Nomads of the 55-57 era. It appeared to be 2 door, 4 seat, but it went by so fast that I didn't have time to pull my camera out of my pocket to snap a picture.

Anyone in the know have a clue? Something they are going to offer, or someone bored with TV playing in their garage? It was cool as hell, not like the Corvette station wagon kits of the late 70's early 80's. Has anyone else seen it? It was silver in color, medium tint to the windows.
I've saw one of those around the Rochester area lately. It kinda makes me want to vomit when I see it.




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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:20 AM   #4
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:22 AM   #5
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I believe they were a kit, I actually kind of like the shooting brake version. The other is absolutely hideous to me though.

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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:24 AM   #6
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I've saw one of those around the Rochester area lately. It kinda makes me want to vomit when I see it.




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That is the one. I thought it was very sexy in person, I would like to see one up close to eye it over.

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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:25 AM   #7
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:28 AM   #8
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oof. So many corvette customs are fugly.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:40 AM   #9
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Apparently this company bought licensing for 200 units from GM, but all the cars aren't complete yet. The wagon is a limited edition, there's only 5 so far. The standard coupe looks better, almost a ringer for the original.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:43 AM   #10
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:44 AM   #11
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I loved it... until I saw the rear end. Hideous.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:45 AM   #12
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Old August 6th, 2012, 11:19 AM   #13
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Old August 6th, 2012, 01:23 PM   #14
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Old August 6th, 2012, 01:29 PM   #15
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Old August 6th, 2012, 01:36 PM   #16
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Old August 6th, 2012, 01:48 PM   #17
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that doesnt look nice at all, i see a thunder bird mixed with a magnum mixed with old station wagon ass, all cars that arent cool, and look like dog shit. just my opinion though.

id take the motor though, my yote could use a transplant.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 07:32 PM   #18
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they made a kit to convert a C5 into a 53 styled vette. http://www.motorward.com/2012/01/195...ative-edition/ this ones a coupe
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Old August 6th, 2012, 07:50 PM   #19
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they made a kit to convert a C5 into a 53 styled vette. http://www.motorward.com/2012/01/195...ative-edition/ this ones a coupe
One of my customers has one of these. Every time I see it I think, that is what happens when you have lots of money and terrible taste.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 08:18 PM   #20
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