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> Stung by the success of the Ford Mustang and Chrysler 300, Chevrolet is
> studying rear-drive cars. The brand could decide this year whether to
> build more rwd vehicles.
> Regarding the Mustang, Jim Campbell, Chevrolet car marketing director,
> says: "I wake up every day knowing that I am spotting Ford 150,000 to
> 200,000 units.
> "Do we want to take that head-on? Absolutely we do. There's an
> opportunity for a rear-wheel-drive coupe."
He might want to look at what drove the camabird sales into the toilet in
the first place... forgetting the base car buyer and catering to boy-toy
muscle car buyers.
The smoke and and fire trans-am commercial was the signal of the death-
knell. Or pushing of the flush-handle, whatever
And, of course.. chicks REALLY dig a car that's styled like a Shark..
cause chicks dig dig sharks, right?
It's the Seccytary/Librarian buyer that subsidizing the muscle market you
You know.. the one that doesnt want to lay smoke at lights but is a
little too bright to think "Cavaliers are 'Sporty'"