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Old 05-25-2009, 12:48 PM
 
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Should Chevrolet bring back the Chevette?

I think they should build it fairly similar to the 1980s Chevette's but with more power and better brakes and of course the Chevette should have rear wheel drive, I personally thought the Chevette's were underappreciated cars and they're IMO much better than the Chevy Citation's.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:07 PM
 
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No.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:20 PM
 
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No.
No Kidding!
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:21 PM
 
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"Chevette" has been a ja bit of a punchline. The name is too tarnished.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Finally escaped The People's Republic of California
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Chevette NO, but if you liked it, check out the "Cobalt" I have a few friends who use them as commuters, and like them just fine.. For mid-size the "Malibu" is a real nice car that isn't getting the reconition it deserves.....
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Cape Coral, FL
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I had an '86 Chevette with power steering and power brakes (that was the only power it had), but I actually wish I had never gotten rid it. Bringing it back wouldn't be a profitable venture unless it could more than compete with the Hondas and Toyotas of the world, imo.
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Old 05-25-2009, 01:55 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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The Aveo is the closest modern equivalent to the Chevette. Unfortunately, it makes the Chevette look like a sterling example of engineering by comparison.
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Old 05-25-2009, 02:53 PM
 
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The Aveo is the closest modern equivalent to the Chevette. Unfortunately, it makes the Chevette look like a sterling example of engineering by comparison.
But the Chevette I'm thinking won't be computerized and that they'll be easy to work on and people are able to work on those cars.
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Old 05-25-2009, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Earth
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LOL are you kidding? A ****vette?

Not only were those cars some of the worst pieces of crap to have ever rolled out of Detroit, but they were also death traps.

Now I know it's entirely possible to "reinvent the wheel" and come out with a much newer and improved version....but if you're going to do that, why resurrect an old name?

Now, I am all for someone coming out with a small car that has a break away passenger compartment in a crash that allows the rest of the car to absorb the shock of the impact (much like Indy 500 cars) that also gets 60 miles to the gallon.....but no sense in calling it a "****vette".

Besides, most of the real ****vettes are now off the roads and in the boneyards.....last thing we need is some backwards hat wearing saggy pants drawers showing fake limp walking kid driving his mom's hand-me down-Civic that he plastered with stickers and then added a fart can and a fake wing, then bragging to his friends "yo sup dawg? yo today I raced a "Vette" an I won!"....but because he wants to look cool and out of fear of embarrassment he'd never tell them it was a Chevette.
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Old 05-25-2009, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Northeast Tennessee
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Believe it or not, I still see quite a few Chevettes on the roads around here.... even some of the rare Pontiac versions, which was the T1000. The Chevette was made from late 1975 thru mid 1987, so there were alot around.
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