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Old 01-08-2013, 04:45 PM   #1
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The Buildup to the Reveal

Detroit is booming and the momentum is building for the reveal this Sunday. This will be the most viral, and exposed automobile reveal in the history of the automobile. I've heard an estimate of over 3,000 media personnel will be at the reveal, alongside the hundreds of thousands (possibly over a million?) viewing online.

Imagine if Jalopnik would have kept to themselves.....we would know relatively nothing about the car.

If UFO enthusiast were as enthusiastic of UFOs as Corvette enthusiasts are of Corvettes, we'd have undeniable proof of aliens and a pdf copy of the POTUS's book of secrets.

This was posted on another forum. Banner hung on an abandoned building in Detroit.....kind of an ironic scene.

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Old 01-08-2013, 04:52 PM   #2
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.............. Banner hung on an abandoned building in Detroit.....kind of an ironic scene.
Oh yes, ironic. The last building I saw in Detroit with a dated Banner like that signified when the building would be destroyed. Very ironic.

Sounds like there will be more journalist than enthusiast for the reveal, with the exception of the few Museum members, since the show doesn't open to the public til the 19th.
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I think Chevy gets an A+ for keeping this thing under wraps. Beside the renderings no actually photos of un-camo'd cars have surfaced. Pretty amazing in this day and age when every cellphone has a camera and it seems like every 5yr old and up carries one
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I am surprised that you can see the outline of the car like you can! Am I the only one looking?
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At this point only those in abject denial believe the car will look different than the Jalopnik renderings. Patrick clearly had the scoop, yet it was difficult for many, including myself, to believe GM would actually F up the design. And, at 15 months out, it was reasonable to assume that those early renderings would be wrong...because in the past they typically have been. It's also hard for many to believe that after 15 months of HATING on GM design, that they wouldn't at least modify the tail-lights. Oh well. I think many of us are reluctantly embracing the design because we know that by all other measures the car will be stellar.

All of us hold some measure of hope that the actual car will look better than the renderings...which it likely will.

If Carjaval can build an awesome full body kit, he ought to be able to come up with a killer rear treatment.

The outline visible through the banner confirms the flatter front and rear fenders of the Jalopnik renderings. Which sucks.
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I am surprised that you can see the outline of the car like you can! Am I the only one looking?
Saw it.
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An abandoned building, in Detroit? How did they find one of those?
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I'm glad to see GM putting effort into actually teasing the car. I hope they have a great commercial that hits the air on the 13th.
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I'm sorry I have no interest in this. I wish I could get excited. But, I will never have another GM product, thanks to the Obama.








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Why do they call it "common sense" when, in fact, it has become so uncommon?

That's my opinion, it outta be your's.
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When you first glance at that poster on the side of the building, it looks like an Aston-Martin.

And I LOVE the Aston Martin...
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I'll post this here instead of making another thread.....even though someone probably will.

Just released on Twitter with the caption "A revolution in driving precision". Can anyone tell what it is?

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Some type of injection/molding machine?
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When you first glance at that poster on the side of the building, it looks like an Aston-Martin.

And I LOVE the Aston Martin...
Then you should buy an Aston Martin.

GM lacks creativity.
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I'm taking care of my procrastination issues, just you wait and see.
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Then you should buy an Aston Martin.

GM lacks creativity.
I suspect GM lacks more nerve than creativity. Why else would they choose to follow rather than lead design trends....it's safer.
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Then you should buy an Aston Martin.

GM lacks creativity.
Calm down!

It's just an observation...
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