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There once was an Impala Convertible with four doors

Or well at least the basis was, as General Motors used a standard Chevrolet Impala Limousine Sedan for their color-beaming 1966 Chevrolet Caribe Convertible Sedan. So it’s not only you guys simply cutting of the steel roof of your car – GM once did this as well. » 5/21/15 4:30am 5/21/15 4:30am

Why wanna have a Chevy Impala when you can have the Chevy Opala?

There are over 50 million cars cruising and crashing on Brazilian streets at the moment. Most are looking boring, some look promising. In 2010 the General Motors Corporation had a market share in Brazil of about 20 percent, as much as Volkswagen. As one of the largest manufacturers on this earth with a broad range of… » 3/10/15 4:56am 3/10/15 4:56am

The Phantom of General Motors

When thinking about concept cars in general, not just referring to General Motors, you often see the hottest and wildest thoughts put on wheels for the motor show floor – but when it comes to the final product the designers lose their courage it is the bean counters that destroy these visions. In the end we finally… » 1/19/15 9:23am 1/19/15 9:23am

Once upon a time… Station Wagon-Corvette

As promised I will go on with my new Jalopnik-section talking about the most beautiful concept cars built by General Motors a long time ago. Today we want to look at some cool stuff based on the 1st Gen-Corvette. Ladies and Gentlemen – the Corvette Station Wagon. » 1/15/15 3:17am 1/15/15 3:17am

Modern MOPAR Meet in Germany

After bringing you all the details on how a german classic car meeting for a variety of makes looks like I would now like to talk about a smaller meeting for lovers of modern MOPARs that took place last weekend in my hometown Buchloe in the Allgäu Region in Bavaria in the southern part of Germany. To not mislead all… » 10/06/14 4:56am 10/06/14 4:56am

This is what a Classic Car Meeting in Germany looks like

Let's start with a simple fact: Cars from the US of A always had a special place in my heart. Owning old American iron like a 1995 Dodge Viper, a 1969 Mercury Monterey or a 1949 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupé here in Germany are one proof, but me visiting the USA for nearly 30 times within the last 15 years says… » 9/22/14 3:56am 9/22/14 3:56am

Visiting Gene Winfield - Behind the Scenes (Video)

In June 2014 I (Bjoern Marek aka AsphaltAthlet) had the chance of visiting the legendary Gene Winfield, creator of so many movie cars from "Back to the Future" over "Robocop" and many more, at his location in Mojave, CA. Despite of taking a hell lot of pictures of the 87 year old artist that can be seen here on… » 9/09/14 6:17am 9/09/14 6:17am