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The GM Heritage Center
Monday, January 14, 2013

This facility houses a rotating display of one-off concept cars, Autorama feature cars, significant production milestone cars, race cars, and significant engines from GM's history.

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This is the 1938 Buick "Y Job", the very first "Concept Car". I was interested to note that it was used for more than just shows: the odometer shows over 25k miles!

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Fins were big in the 50s. The Le Sabre (left) was the first Autorama feature concept, debuting at the 1951 show.

 

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The Cadillac Cien concept. At right is photo I took of it at Pebble Beach Concours in 2002.

 

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The Cadillac 16, featuring a 1000 hp V16, essentially 2 Corvette LS7 427 engines melded together!

 

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