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post #1 of 14 Old 02-07-2006, 06:29 AM Thread Starter
 
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Design article on Concept with some early drawings

Worth clicking on the link to see the early sketches...

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Chevrolet's muscular showcar does the family proud

By Rex Roy Email

Date posted: 02-06-2006
As an automotive stylist, designing a Chevrolet Camaro, even a concept Camaro, defines your career. You will either be hailed as the genius who advanced the legend, or blamed as the idiot who screwed up an icon. There's no middle ground.

"I was kind of glad I didn't know how strong of an icon the Camaro was when I was first working on the project," admits Camaro concept chief designer Sangyup Lee. He then scowls at the thought of choking under the pressure of Camaro crazies criticizing his work. MORE
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post #2 of 14 Old 02-07-2006, 07:04 AM
 
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I was just about to post that. What a great article! I love how it ends. . . "Some marketing people asked for more rear legroom and a larger trunk, and we said 'No.'"
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post #3 of 14 Old 02-07-2006, 07:41 AM
 
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I never noticed this before



It has a gas-cap design just like the 68-70 Dodge Charger, very cool touch.

And interesting that this car's chief designer was a Korean, who would've thought?

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I never made it to the driver's side of the car at NAIAS...there were too many people swarming...so yeah, I never noticed the cap either but I like it.
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I like the cap and that was a good article.
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thats got to be a sweet looking picture blown up on a wall?? very nice with the gas cap

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Here's a closeup shot of the gas cap I got at NAIAS...


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that has to make production...

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That'd be nice, but I doubt it.
Too many laws will prohibit that from happening.

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That'd be nice, but I doubt it.
Too many laws will prohibit that from happening.
what laws, and why would it be illegal?
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