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GM car that are based off other GM cars with diff names discussion.

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GM car that are based off other GM cars with diff names discussion.

Now im not talking about a Regal, monty, Gand am & cutlass type thing in diff lines. but with in the same brand. (but a suped up le mans is a gto type thing)

Well Here is my list:

Le Mans = GTO (for most of its life no matter how you cutt it)

The 55,56 & 57 150,210 & Bellair = Nomad (buick, pontiac & olds all did the same thing)

The Malibu = chevelle at one time. (just like the GTOs of the same eara since they were the same platform)

Cutlass = a olds 442 but that the same as the Le Mans and the Malibu which all share the same platform and idea of name changing.

Tempest also = a GTO

Caddy de Ville sedan (80s & 90s) = Eldorado coupe.

so what else is there in the GM line that also has a diff name when it has a perf pk, its a coupe or waggon form ect. Like I said its not so much a regal and a monty are the same car but a chevy is a chevy but with diff names. ( Le Mans is a GTO thing)

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You had the 97-05 Buick Century and Buick Regal. SAME GODDAMN CAR.

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There are the trucks made by GM

Chevrolet

C/K trucks C=2 Wheel Drive K=4 Wheel Drive

Blazer, Suburban, Truck the truck could be a base, Cheyenne, Silverado This does not include the special edition trucks.

GMC

Jimmy Suburban, Truck, Sierra, High Sierra

Then there was the GVW ratings

5 Blazer and Jimmy only

10 truck or suburban 1/2 ton truck

20 3/4 ton

30 1 ton

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GMC Jimmy SUV = GMC Typhoon

GMC Sonoma pickup truck = GMC Syclone

both are a classic examples of calling it something else with a high power motor, rims and ground affects. lol but both are just a suped up Jimmy & Sonoma. but both bad ass trucks and well forgivable of the name change and probabbly deserving of it. lol

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Buick Regal 84-87 would be the Grand National

Caprice 94-96 would be Impala SS

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All of the X-body clones.

Chevrolet Nova

Buick Apollo

Oldsmobile Omega

If I read your topic correctly then these two:

Pontiac Ventura

Pontiac Phoenix

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Cadillac Cimarron and the Chevrolet Cavalier...

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Buick LeSabre and Park Avenue, 93-05. Based off the same platform, same interiors...one had a bigger body, and the LeSabre never had the option of the supercharged 3800.

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Cadillac Cimarron and the Chevrolet Cavalier...

So, this isn't exactly the thread, but on this particular topic: Pontiac J2000, Pontiac Sunbird, Chevrolet Cavalier, Cadillac Cimmaron, Oldsmobile Firenza... same platform. Way too identical platform borrowing.

/threadjack.

The only thing similar to what this topic is actually about that I can think of off the top of my head is that a Fiero with a Mera kit is just called a Mera. No make, no mention of Fiero. It's just a Mera. It's so weird to me.

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Alot of people, even Ebay list the Trans Am as a separate model from the Firebird when really it was just a trim level.

Whats really annoying is when people list a car as a Formula Trans AM, theres no such thing its one or the other.

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It always make me lol when you see a Camaro, Firebird or Vette for sale on sites and in the paper and they say Camaro coupe. lol like there a need to say coupe. is there a vette sedan? lol

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I get annoyed when on TV shows they see a 80s camaro and are like "driver was spotted in a maroon late model sedan"

its not a sedan and I dont know what late model even means, its a freakin camaro wake up and live in the USA!

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It always make me lol when you see a Camaro, Firebird or Vette for sale on sites and in the paper and they say Camaro coupe. lol like there a need to say coupe. is there a vette sedan? lol

The only reason it's referred to as a "coupe" is to differentiate it from a convertible :D

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Well according to what this topic is. The top trim of the 1977 Ventura was Phoenix. Before they dropped Ventura

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