Homage to the Buick Riviera

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    Homage to the Buick Riviera

    Wow! Haven't been here for a while. I guess life really got me by the
    _ a l l s! Hey! How did the Merger contest go? I noticed my submission
    AKA, X-Ray has some strong design influence similar to the new Cadillac.

    Hope you like this omage to the Riviera. Hope 2007 has been good to all of you so far!
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    Re: Omage to the Buick Riviera

    Quote Originally Posted by msabatini
    Wow! Haven't been here or a while. I guess life really got me by the
    _ a l l s! Hey! How did the Merger contest go? I noticed my submission
    AKA, X-Ray has some strong design influence similar to the new Cadillac.

    Hope you like this omage to the Riviera. Hope 2007 has been good to all of you so far!

    Pretty good, but I feel homage to the Riviera would be better paid with a design based on the classic "boat tail" rear end.

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    Re: Omage to the Buick Riviera

    I see one every day my neighbor has one 65,000 miles on her and she is a looker.I just changed his struts and shock last summer and supercharger oil to.
    PS:nice pic
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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    I've worked a few concepts that include a boat-tail inspired rear-end, as well as the lobster claw concealed headligts of the mid-sixties model. Here's a sample. I'm just not pleased with the studies thus far.
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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    Nice design, but I agree with johnstarnes. Needs to have more of a boattail, and IMO, it needs to be more "swoopy" overall.

    But, like I said, nice work.

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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    The Buick Riv was one of my favorite looking cars.

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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    Hey chevroletman, that riviera in your profile is actually a right hand drive car registered in New South Wales, Australia.

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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    Decent job on the pic. Personally I think a modern interpretation of the last gen Riviera would be sweet. Then again, I might be in the minority here...

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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    Rivieras, Toronados and the Eldorado for numerous years shared the same platform. There was always something intriquing about all three. Amidst the cuurent models on the market, the dynamic trio are but...no more.

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    Re: Homage to the Buick Riviera

    Quote Originally Posted by Martino_z
    Hey chevroletman, that riviera in your profile is actually a right hand drive car registered in New South Wales, Australia.
    No, it's actually a LHD car registered in Indiana, sitting in my driveway.

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