Nine weird Chevrolets you’ve probably never seen | Mac's Motor City Garage

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However, we have a mighty crowd here that knows their cars. pretty hard to show you car and car girls anything you haven#8217;t before. How many of these do you recognize?

Keep your own score.

handsome mid-size sedan is the Tosca, aka Chevrolet Epica, aka Epica, aka Daewoo Tosca, et. al. by Daewoo in South Korea 2006 to 2011, it was marketed Chevy badging by General in various locales around the not in America, though it did briefly it to Canada.

The Tosca#8217;s interesting is its transverse front-drive layout manages to incorporate, somehow, an six-cylinder engine. Designed by the powerplant was crammed into an short package to fit sideways the Tosca#8217;s front wheels.

Americans have never one, but this was once one of the familiar vehicles in Brazil: the 3100 Brasil. The first manufactured by GM do Brasil at its São Paulo plant, this model 1958-1964) combined elements of previous generations of American pickups and was powered by a locally version of the venerable Stovebolt six.

The restored Brasil shown a 1960 model, was driven Brazil to the United States in by the retired RP director of GM do Brasil, Fanfa, who presented it as a gift to the GM Collection in Sterling Heights,

General Motors Korea a 50/50 joint venture of the Corp. and General Motors, was formed in 1972 after withdrew from its partnership Shinjin. It#8217;s a complicated but this is the automaker that became Daewoo Motor Co.

In the from 1972 to 1978 GM built a localized GMK version of the Rekord, as well as the Chevrolet shown here, which is a badge-engineered Holden Torana. GMK became Saehan Motors in the Chevy 1700 became the Camina.

When is a Chevrolet a Mercury? For a time in 1933. In reaction to the Depression, the division introduced a new line in the USA named the Chevrolet Mercury . Built on a shorter than the standard Chevy, the featured louvers instead of doors in the hood, the plainest-Jane available, and an unsynchonized gearbox, all in an to shave the price#8212;40 to 60 bucks than the Master Eagle at the top of the

However, consumers apparently the dual Chevrolet and Mercury confusing, and the price-buster model was simply as the Standard from on.

This odd duck is the Chevrolet an early sort of SUV produced by GM do beginning in 1964. Built on the Chevy pickup chassis, the was ideal for the poor roads of a nation. The familiar sales was #8220; Descubro o Brasil num or #8220;Discover Brazil in your a takeoff on the American catchphrase, the USA in your Chevrolet.#8221;

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Due to its seven -passenger cabin generous for the Brazilian market, the was extremely popular with fire, and commercial fleets. here is a 1972 model in De Luxo trim.

The Chevrolet has always been popular in Africa. GM thought so, anyway, the bowtie badge to all manner of targeted for the Sub-Saharan market. The Constantia was offered in three between 1969 and 1978, all based on GM Holden Australia

Shown here is a 1976 a variant of the Statesman HJ. Buyers had choice of a 250 CID straight six or the unique 308 CID V8.

Short and squat and square and the Chevy Ipanema comes actually, when it was introduced to the American market in 1990, it was a improvement over the creaky old Chevrolet Marajó it replaced.

A wagon variant of the Chevrolet manufactured by GM do Brasil, the Ipanema was in three-door and five-door models. The was discontinued in 1997, superseded by the Corsa.

From 1978 to General Motors South assembled its own version of the Opel A series, which it badged and as the Chevrolet Senator.   (Britian had its own variant, the Vauxhall Royale.) The African Senator is unique in it was powered by a locally produced of the Chevrolet 250 CID inline six.

Strange but true: Until 1980 in the Chevrolet actually marketed Class 8 trucks#8212;the big rigs. cousins to the large GMC haulers, as you would expect, but with interesting differences, these big trucks became a progressively fit with the bowtie division#8217;s and service organization until were eventually dropped.

The Titan 90 Tilt Cab tractor model shown here) was with a variety of drivetrain featuring Detroit Diesel and powerplants. In 2009, Chevrolet the medium-duty market as well it discontinued the Kodiak truck Today, Chevrolet and GMC confine truck operations to the light-duty

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