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Chevrolet Camaro Replicar

Chevrolet Camaro Replicar

Los Angeles Convention Center

In another 30 years, will car-buyers be considering cars which "look just like", say, a 2004 Honda Accord, but with the up-to-date technology of the day added for a great driving experience? Will a Town and Country Chrysler minivan from 1986 be on auction blocks in and around Monterey, CA, during the week of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance? Most important, did the original designers of the Camaro foresee a time when an automobile, one 30 years in their future, would be produced by GM, trying to emulate the "styling" which they created with the first Camaros? These are tough questions for automotive analysts and designers and especially the leaders of the large, multi-billion-dollar corporations that plan and actually make cars. Looking at the (Chevy) HHR, (Chrysler) PT Cruiser, Ford's retro-T-Bird and now this 2009 Camaro, we hope that people wiser than we take these questions to heart (and mind) and develop the methods necessary to make the vehicles needed not just 30 years from now, but 50 and 100 years from now, to enable the public to own and drive the vehicles which they really want.

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