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Old 03-21-2006, 11:43 PM
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Default Directly from the DaimlerChrysler Pacifica Design Studio

Last week I was contacted by Micheal Castiglione asking if I would like to add a few of his concept designs of the new Challenger to the Lateral-g Artwork page. Micheal went on to tell me that he works at the DaimlerChrysler Pacifica Design Studio and worked on the design of the Challenger. He has shown Lateral-g to his friends at the Design Studio and they love what we're doing. He also told me that he took the g-machine/pro-touring approach to the design of the Challenger. I think that's fantastic and just shows that the g-machine movement isn't just a fad - this IS the new direction of hot rodding.

Our little website has had tremendous growth, been mentioned in numerous magazines, hit quite a few milestones... but when a well known designer from the DaimlerChrysler Pacifica Design Studio says that he and his friends at the studio really enjoy the site, it really says a lot for what we're doing. It's one thing to say you've been in a magazine, but to say we have influenced the design and direction of a new car from DaimlerChrysler... well... that's just amazing.

Thanks again Micheal! I'm looking forward to seeing your personal g-machine project come together.









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Old 03-21-2006, 11:47 PM
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Now THAT is cool. Just shows how great this site is...
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Old 03-21-2006, 11:50 PM
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I forgot to add: Here's your chance to say what think about the Challenger and KNOW the designers will read it.

Personally, I LOVE it. I'm glad that the big 3 are making exciting cars again. Enthusiast cars.
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Old 03-22-2006, 12:05 AM
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I forgot to add: Here's your chance to say what think about the Challenger and KNOW the designers will read it.

Personally, I LOVE it. I'm glad that the big 3 are making exciting cars again. Enthusiast cars.
I agree Scott, love the car.

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Old 03-22-2006, 12:10 AM
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Personally, I LOVE it. I'm glad that the big 3 are making exciting cars again. Enthusiast cars.
That just about sums it up for me.
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Old 03-22-2006, 12:15 AM
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The car looks amazing, but what stays in my mind the most is its proposed weight of 4000+lbs.
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So does the new top of the line Mustang GT500. 3900 and change. And that's a production car. The Challenger does not formally exist yet, so the weight is just hype. It's a long way from show car to production.

Bottom Line: If the LX platform helps Chrysler justify the return of 2 door musclecars, I'm willing to overlook a little weight. Heck, I'll go on a diet to make up the difference.

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I love the design of the new Challenger If it can run a 13's in the 1/4 and handle on a roadcoarse then sign me up.
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I love the car and I would buy one...and I am a chevy guy
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looks like a home run to me!
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