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Alpine Celebration Concept on display at Le Mans 2015!

Here it is!  After years of speculation; the production design for the upcoming 2016/2017 Alpine ‘resurrection’.

I have no words to say except that i LOVE it.  Similar to how I always imagined the resurrected Alpine to be.

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source:  Largus.fr

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concept car wasteland: 1968 Chevrolet Astro II (XP 880)

Well, so all these rumours around about how a C7 Corvette is gonna be mid-engined (if GM even survives their current downfall!), but hey Chevy already tried some concepts with that!  This 1968 Chevrolet Astro II XP-880 (not to be confused with the morbid Chevy Astro van of the 80s/90s) is amazing in pretty much every way.  It’s got a gorgeous body, hinting at some of the 70s Corvettes—but far overreaching them in nearly every respect.  This is the Corvette Chevrolet SHOULD have built….but never did sadly.  It looks inspired by the Miura and Ford GTs of the 60s, but has its own character….another one lost in the archives of the wasteland.

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