Last edited by SCCA1995; 12-24-2012 at 07:05 PM.
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• 2011 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ 1.4LT 6A
• 2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L/SFI 4A
• 2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L/MFI 4A
• 1971 Dodge Charger 318 3A
• 1970˝ Plymouth AAR 'Cuda 340/6BBL 4M
• 1968 Dodge Charger 383 3A
• 1967 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 383 4M
• 1965 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 273 4M
Frankly I find that I am more of an "SUV customer who needs the versatility of a truck" -- I actually want the refinement of an SUV/car-like interior to be available for my pickup, so I honestly think the GMT900 strategy of offering both looks in the trucks is/was a good thing. Being that both the trucks and SUVs ride on the same platform and share common dimensions in a lot of areas, it really shouldn't be that difficult or expensive to still allow for two different options in the trucks.
Proud owner of two elegant/classy GMCs:
2008 GMC Sierra "All Terrain" Crew Cab 5.3L/FFV - Stealth Gray Metallic/Ebony
2009 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L - Switchblade Silver/Ebony
Future owner of another classy GMC Sierra "All Terrain"
Range rovers ugly inside and out. What's with the beltline up looking like pacer?
GM uses the same pigmented leather whether it is a $45k tahoe or a $70 k escalade. It is not until you move up to the higher trim escalades do you get semi aniline dyed leather.
While differentiation if good (and long overdue), it is more impt. to make sure the exterior and interior of the Escalade are quite diff. from any other of GM's SUVs than for there to be a differentiation btwn Chevy and GMC (the differentiation btwn Chevy and GMC doesn't have to be as drastic/all encompassing).
I asserted this initially when I realized that the truck interiors were identical, and I correctly surmised that GM stopped building two truck interiors so that the SUV's would receive greater differentiation.
I want a car so violent that the mere thought of full throttle would cause a heart attack. That actually going wide open throttle in would result in nothing less than instant death!
Clearly creating 5 different interiors is too inconvenient for one of the largest auto companies in the world.
Chevy and GMC need to be different - you could make Chevy the weekend / home owner truck and the GMC the work truck / contractors/snow plowers or the other way around does not mater but need there own label
With the demise of the Cadillac EXT there will no longer be a Cadillac pickup truck. Any thoughts on addressing this issue?
Both Ford and Dodge have differentiated their trucks and SUV's inside and out from each other...GM's late to the game
Man this reminds me of good ol GM...you can use "same ol GM" as you use "same ol Lions"
Like Ford "differentiates" their high and low trims in trucks.
Sit in a fancy F150 and a work F150. All they do is change the materials and colors.
2005 Jaguar X-Type Shooting Brake
2007 Cadillac SRX
Finally! I love this idea and was thinking that they were going to do this when I saw the 2014 interiors of the trucks. That interior is great for a truck, but not so much for an SUV buyer. Good job GM!
REMEMBER GM - GOOD ENOUGH, ISN'T!!!
"We expect taxpayers will get back all the money my administration has invested in GM," Obama said.
Originally Posted by marinerbc
Actually, plane treats other posters on this site like gold. He is smart, witty, and knows the industry.
He is a kind, caring individual, which in fact has been backed up by a Toyota owner in the guise of Old Dood.
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