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Old 04-20-2012, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Metro LSI with Scion badge and new paint

Saw this completely clean red Metro with a Scion badge on the hatch, clean and perfectly placed. New paint. Polished metals and plastics. Looked really clean. Sorry that the pic is only from the back (in traffic) and on my phone:

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Old 04-20-2012, 12:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This re-badging thing has to stop. I saw an S-10 pickup with a Cadillac emblem on the tailgate once. If that's not aspirational I don't know what is!
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Makes one wonder how that the GEO brand image would have fared had GM marketed the car differently.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Rebadging is fun. My favorite is a red Volvo that I see once in a while with Ferrari badges on its front fenders.
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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No.....a 1977 mustang II with a ferrari horse.......really
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Old 04-21-2012, 03:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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A few years ago the wife and I saw this rebadged VolksWagen:
Or it might not be rebadged, but the real thing. I dunno
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:50 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Recently departed (sold) Monza. Past owner put diesel emblem... which in the past, it became... but a good eye knows the script is from a Mercedes.

I'm sure its a weird read for ciVillian's that come up from behind; though!

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