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A Horse With No Name

Anyone see this 68 Camaro?

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http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/double-sided-68-camaro-look-more-twice-194433300.html?cache=clear

This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS convertible was built at the State Farm Vehicle Research Facility as a half-and-half “Jekyll and Hyde” car for training purposes and PR display. The driver’s side of the car is a high-quality restoration to correct factory-stock specs. The passenger side is a customized street machine with lots of flashy aftermarket parts and custom bodywork, but deliberately less-exacting craftsmanship.

In addition to serving as an eye-catching car-show display piece, this car was built by State Farm employees who love their cars, enjoy restoring cars and have fun working on cars both personally and professionally. This 1968 Camaro is being used to educate State Farm field agents on the special challenges of assigning proper values to collector cars and owner-modified vehicles. This knowledge enables the agents to accurately assess value and correctly underwrite such special-case vehicles.

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GMTruckGuy74    228

Yeah, I saw this on Yahoo News yesterday. I actually like the concept, though I'm not a fan how they "restored" the passenger side (left it sloppy in some areas to teach their appraisers how to look for bad work when appraising a classic's value). At first when I saw the article I thought someone made a hybrid SS/base Camaro model to show how different the two trims were :lol:

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Yeah, I didn't like that...but cool they rebuilt a totaled vehicle that might have been parted out and crushed otherwise.

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hyperv6    774

That is nothing! Here is the new second Gen High Mileage 2015 HHR based on the new Opel Adam. Note they are working on the gen 6 Magnetic levitation suspension. .

hhrspyshot.jpg

This is really an HHR that LKQ auto recyclers made for Safelite glass to train new techs on how to install glass.

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For a second I thought you were going to say it was GM's response to the Scion IQ and the Smart car....and I was going to cry...

LOL...thanks for posting this.

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hyperv6    774

For a second I thought you were going to say it was GM's response to the Scion IQ and the Smart car....and I was going to cry...

LOL...thanks for posting this.

It would make a good headline post for April 1.

How about "GM will rehashed the HHR tooling to take on the Smart Car". I bet you could have some fun on some web sites.

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That's a great idea...and people (some of them) are so idiotically anti GM a lot of people would take it seriously....

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