Obviously, Chevy’s PR team was well aware that the Chevy Orlando is one of those “hit it with the lights off” kind of ride. Initial photos that were leaked last week of the Orlando at a pre-Paris rave definitely sparked some interest, and successfully managed to hide the Orlando’s Pontiac Aztek rear-end. Under the harsh glare of the Paris Auto Show lights, however, the Orlando’s frankly fugly rear bodywork is unable to escape public scrutiny.
Described as a “seven-seat multi-purpose vehicle with distinctive sport utility-like design,” the production Orlando will sit atop the Chevy Cruze platform and replace the HHR in Chevy’s current model lineup. Firmly intended for production in both Europe and the United States, Chevy is keeping the official dates for both quiet, at least for now.
In other news, Christian Lander pens a new item on his list, “Stuff White People Like #112: Cars with asses like most of their women – flat and unexciting.”
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