July 21, 2011

Visit to the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights

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2004 Nomad concept.

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Look who I caught just wandering around with a disposable camera, looking as awestruck as the rest of us:
None other than retired Corvette Chief Engineer, Dave Hill. He was definitely the only one there wearing a jacket & tie!

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Transformers' "Sideswipe" - a Stingray concept.

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The Cadillac 16 concept.

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Cadillac LMP1 racer (by Pratt & Miller!)

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'87 Oldsmobile Aerotech Experimental.

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'56 Firebird II Experimental.

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'59 Cadillac Cyclone concept.

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'54 Firebird I Experimental.

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'53 Cadillac Le Mans Concept.

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'51 Le Sabre Concept. To me this is the poster child of Autorama concept cars!

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The 1938 Buick "Y-Job". This was the first "concept car", from Harley Earl.
Interestingly, I noticed that this "concept" showed 25,000 miles on the odometer!

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'69 Astro III Experimental                                            '67 Astro I Concept                                         '63 Corvair Monza SS Concept.             

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Big 'n' Little Oldsmobiles.

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Lots of Corvette concepts...

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409... 409...

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'92 Ultralight Experimental.

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Here the camera glitch kicked in again. Fortunately I only lost 23 of the 500 pics at the Heritage Center!