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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Cascada w/roof?
    6 speed transmissions are the future

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Cascada as a 4 dr. sedan: me like, me like.

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Opel GTC - rebadged for Buick as 4-door Coupe

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Not a fan, but A+ detail.


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    Thanks for the comments

    You're absolutely correct about it being a Cascada + 2 doors + roof. I also altered the rear slightly by giving the tail-lamp a slimmer shape, altering the shutline of the boot and, as sfbreh points out, adding the little 'Olympia' badge.

    Here's the image I started out with,

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Hey! Not bad at all!
    Pony Car: an affordable, compact, highly styled car with a sporty or performance-oriented image and an available V8.

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Quote Originally Posted by TheSwageLine View Post
    Thanks for the comments

    You're absolutely correct about it being a Cascada + 2 doors + roof. I also altered the rear slightly by giving the tail-lamp a slimmer shape, altering the shutline of the boot and, as sfbreh points out, adding the little 'Olympia' badge.

    Here's the image I started out with,
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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    I think a few inches of wheelbase would lend a lot to it.

    Also, I really, really like the name Olympia. They also really need to bring back Apollo.
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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    nice "CHOP"
    don't "feel" the car and would prefer a 2 DR COUPE a bit like the 70's "personal coupes"

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    Quote Originally Posted by TheSwageLine View Post
    Thanks for the comments

    You're absolutely correct about it being a Cascada + 2 doors + roof. I also altered the rear slightly by giving the tail-lamp a slimmer shape, altering the shutline of the boot and, as sfbreh points out, adding the little 'Olympia' badge.

    Here's the image I started out with,
    How'd you manage the shutline on the rear door?

    I'd try doing renders, but they're a little daunting and I'm a perfectionist. If I don't think my work is perfect, I most often just throw it out.

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    Very nice!
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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    This post makes me miss MonaroSS......

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    Re: Buick/Opel/Vauxhall Olympia

    It's a better looking Verano that's for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobaltss_King View Post
    It's a better looking Verano that's for sure.
    It's too bad sometimes that the corps. own designers can't do this good.

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