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    I tried out my photoshop skills today on the 2013 Malibu.






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    Hidden Content Originally Posted by Greg.Botts Hidden Content
    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    Meh, I like the darker grill better.

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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Burns View Post
    Meh, I like the darker grill better.

    Interesting. Any particular reason?
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    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    Quote Originally Posted by Envoy4Life View Post
    Interesting. Any particular reason?
    It's a lot sportier and complements the (seemingly) blacked headlights. The lighter grill seems out of place

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Burns View Post
    It's a lot sportier and complements the (seemingly) blacked headlights. The lighter grill seems out of place

    I wonder how it will look like in real life. The chrome grille on the current Malibu looks awesome.
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    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    The ghetto grill color in the 2nd pic hurts my eyes......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave B View Post
    The ghetto grill color in the 2nd pic hurts my eyes......

    Well that was rude...

    The current Malibu LTZ grille looks awesome, IMHO.
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    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    I like the darker grill also since it blends in with the lower opening better. In fact I wouldn't mind seeing the first picture with the the chrome trim changed to body color.

    You forgot to take the other two doors off while you were at it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big swede View Post
    I like the darker grill also since it blends in with the lower opening better. In fact I wouldn't mind seeing the first picture with the the chrome trim changed to body color.

    You forgot to take the other two doors off while you were at it.

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    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    I don't mind the idea of doing the honeycomb part of the grille in chrome, because I think it works beautifully on the current model, but I think that the lines need to stay a thin as they are in the original. Your photoshop version has those lines being thicker and it doesn't quite look right to me. It becomes to overpowering to the front end of the car. Just my artistic opinion of course.

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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    Not a lot of subtlety in the Chevy grille, IMO. Perhaps the way the German brands keep looking for manners to adapt their trademark grilles may work as an inspiration to GM.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    Quote Originally Posted by carart View Post
    I don't mind the idea of doing the honeycomb part of the grille in chrome, because I think it works beautifully on the current model, but I think that the lines need to stay a thin as they are in the original. Your photoshop version has those lines being thicker and it doesn't quite look right to me. It becomes to overpowering to the front end of the car. Just my artistic opinion of course.
    Thanks for the input! How would it look in red?

    Quote Originally Posted by voyager View Post
    Not a lot of subtlety in the Chevy grille, IMO. Perhaps the way the German brands keep looking for manners to adapt their trademark grilles may work as an inspiration to GM.
    Should I make the grille red?
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    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Which one of these three looks the best? I just added the red one.
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    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Hidden Content Originally Posted by Greg.Botts Hidden Content
    LOL at all the FORD fans in this thread thinking they got a one up. This is the Yukon Denali and trust me it's going to blow away the Navigator. Escalade is gunning for RR/Bentley level of interiors and beyond. I've talked to someone about this on another site that confirmed it Navigator isn't even being bench-marked at Cadillac too low for them.
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    Re: What Do You Guys Think?

    I think the first one looks the best with the darker mesh grill.

    I think on the last one instead of making the mesh grill the red body color make the trim the body color and keep the darker mesh grill insert of the first pic.

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