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Old 06-27-2016, 08:08 PM
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Last car I bought intentionally was the 2004 Impala I'm still driving. Dunno what the next one will be.

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Looks like a cheesy knockoff of the Corvette Stingray.

I give them no points for originality.
The Stingray is a knockoff of the Viper. The Lutz Force is strong.
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Old 06-28-2016, 12:01 PM
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These days they all look alike to me.
LOL...kinda like old white guys......
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The Stingray is a knockoff of the Viper. The Lutz Force is strong.
I think you have your influences reversed. The Stingray was introduced in 1963. The Viper didn't come along for another 30 years. If you want to trace the Ford GT '66 back to its roots, you have to go back to 1963 again to the Lola Mk6, the car upon which the Ford GT40 was based.

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I think he was making a point and knew that.

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I think that look was inspired by the early Corvettes, especially the Stingray.
Just for kicks, here's the 1964 Stingray:



Hard to see much resemblance to the GT40.
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These cars are made mainly to bring in curiosity seekers (and car buffs) whom the dealerships hope would be tempted to buy one of their cars on display. Remember the 2003 Corvette 50th anniversary which was designed for this specific purpose limited to 10,000 vehicles.
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