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    Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    Spotted this interesting roup of evaluation vehicles on Mountain Highway, Bayswater this afternoon. They were on their way up to the Dandenong Ranges, some nice twisty mountain roads.

    The first was an Opel Zafira EcoFlex - this lists on the Opel website as a future model at the moment. Didn't get a look at the front of it.


    The second was a Chevy Cruze - no other badge, and looked like a current model from the front and back.


    The next was a Chevy Aveo RS Turbo - again looked like a current production model


    The last can be seen in the above photo, which I originally thought was a Captiva with covered Chevy badges but on looking on the web now think it was probably a Trax.

    Most had more than one person on board.
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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    Quote Originally Posted by isszy View Post
    The next was a Chevy Aveo RS Turbo - again looked like a current production model
    Looks like this pic was taken DOwn Under?

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    iPhones and Photobucket do not mix !!

    Took me about 5 goes to get it the American way around ...

    Mind you, they didn't need the Left Hand Drive stickers the other way up...
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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    Gee they handle well. They can even go upside down! Yes Isszy it is an interesting combination considering they were registered so close together. Must be testing "left hand drive" signs! I still think that all LHD cars on the road here should have a sticker saying so on them, maybe not as large as those in the photos though.

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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    What's missing are the "My Family" Stickers




    PS: Anyone goes near my car with those stick figure decals will learn to eat with their toes or maybe eat through a straw.
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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    One wonders what they could be evaluating as they are all sold here (or soon will be) with the exception of the Zafira
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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    Here's my guesses:

    Aveo - 1.4LT
    Zafira - Soon to be released??
    Trax - Soon to be released but why LHD?
    Cruze - Clutching at straws but as it has a tow ball I'm guessing something engine related. Eco maybe?

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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    The SUV was definitely a Trax:

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    Re: Interesting Evaluation Quartet

    Quote Originally Posted by VS Ute 5Litre View Post
    One wonders what they could be evaluating as they are all sold here (or soon will be) with the exception of the Zafira
    I believe the Zafira is under consideration for sale here in Aus

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