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Old 06-02-2006, 01:52 AM   #11
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Since I didn't get a good shot of the grille through the cloth mesh cover, let me describe it. It had chrome horizontal bars that were fairly thick, though in visiting both the Toyota and Chevrolet websites I see models from each make that feature thick horizontal grille bars. If I had to lean one way or the other, I'd say the grille on the test car was more like a Toyota than Chevy.

Do the lines of that car roughly resemble a Toyota Avalon?
yeah but those lines match the maxima and altima
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G6?
G8?
Either one, great car till they f^$#@ it all up. Idiot, looks like
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I just replaced the originals with lightened versions so you guys can see more detail.
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Look at the 3rd brake light, it'* center mounted on the trunk, looks like similar shape to the Impala too:


Also look at where the antenna is located on the spy shot, same location as the Impala, similar, if not identical style:



And the dual exhaust looks like it'* a chevy, esp. from the tip size, look and placement.

So, my money is on some type of chevy, but I don't know why they would be in the process of making a new one. Just refreshed the Impala and Malibu... So, the only car company that dosen't have a full sizer is Saturn (GMC dosen't count ) and I know GM was wanting to get saturn in on the car market after the L300 went belly up. That would explaint he more edgy tail and head lamps.
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If it'* a Chevy, it could theoretically be something on the Zeta platform, couldn't it?

I was sitting at a stoplight... I should've jumped out and looked under the rear bumper for a differential housing and drive axles....
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Look at the 3rd brake light, it'* center mounted on the trunk, looks like similar shape to the Impala too:


Also look at where the antenna is located on the spy shot, same location as the Impala, similar, if not identical style:



And the dual exhaust looks like it'* a chevy, esp. from the tip size, look and placement.

So, my money is on some type of chevy, but I don't know why they would be in the process of making a new one. Just refreshed the Impala and Malibu...
The reverse lights do not match up. But it is from MI.

I'm gonna run the plate and get back w/ everyone.
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I added to my post The impala wouldn't be under wraps, it'* already being sold
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Spy shots can be very deceiving, as the manufacturers sometimes just slap some random panels on when they test the chassis. Saab-esque front end...

Current Impala body panels on Zeta platform?

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I'm gonna run the plate and get back w/ everyone.
You want the full resolution version of the photo?
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I'm gonna run the plate and get back w/ everyone.
You want the full resolution version of the photo?
It'd help. J/K with the plate. Awwwww. But yes; send it to me and I will circle what I see. Sorry y'all, I know I'm no fun
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