The debut of the 5-door hatchback Lacetti took place in 2003 in South Korea, Europe saw the car much later. Production was established at the Gunsan plant on the west coast of South Korea. But many parts for Lacetti come from Europe. So, ABS is made by Bosch, airbags and catalysts – Siemens Automotive, automatic transmissions – ZF and Aisin Warner.
By the way, Lacetti is a name not entirely coined. It is derived from the Latin lacertus, which means “energetic, strong, youthful.”
Chevrolet Lacetti became the second model built on a completely new platform J200 (the first was a Nubira III sedan). This car is a characteristic representative of the golf class. Available in three body styles – sedan, Continue reading
Rumors about the intentions of General Motors to release an all-terrain vehicle under the brand name Cadillac leaked to the press in the early 90s. However, year after year, no noticeable steps followed. And now – it happened. In 1999, the full-size Cadillac Escalade debuted. Translate the name of the car is not easy. The word “escalade” in the Russian language is outdated, not having time to take root. In terms of meaning – this is an assault on the fortress wall using ladders.
The basis for this car was the Chevrolet Tahoe (aka GMC Yucon / Denali). The exterior was a little ennobled, embellished with Cadillac “jewelry”, and a coat of arms world-famous was hung. Designers achieved good results – the false radiator grille of the classic “Cadillac” shape, the five-spoke wheels Continue reading
Fleetwood Metal Body was opened on April 1, 1909 in Fleetwood, PA. It was an independent bodybuilding company until it was acquired by Fisher Body, a division of General Motors. The company continued its activities until 1931, when all production facilities were transferred to Detroit.
The company Fleetwood Metal Body until 1909 has already established itself as a manufacturer of fine aluminum bodies. In those days, many well-known personalities from the USA and from foreign countries such as India, Japan, Poland addressed her orders.
Exclusive – that was exactly the word that attracted the rich. They purchased the engine, chassis and Continue reading