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Just saw this pre-production truck...

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by lawnrevenge, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    lawnrevenge

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    I just saw this truck at the Target in Ontario California. I have no idea what it is, just that it is ugly and car like with a very short bed. No symbols to speak of but the hood and tailgate had a circular spot for a logo. Wonder if it is a Chinese or India pickup?

    Sorry for the crappy phone pics.

    Has a manufacturer plate on the back.

    Side note, I helped engineer the shopping center this photo was taken in.
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  2. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    RoyB

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    i think both ford and gm have a ute that looks like that overseas.
     
  3. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    topgun155

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    Good question someone will know.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    ktmrider

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  5. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    Reminds me of the Pontiac Aztek
     
  6. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    ilg

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    Yeah it's most likely an import from overseas. I don't think (most of) the north american market would be interested in buying something that looks like that... :eek:
     
  7. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    1337Taco

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    This is a repost from a few weeks ago. Someone answered it and it is a common car in a different country.
     
  8. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    lawnrevenge

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    You have a link? I'd like to know what it was I took pictures of tonight.
     
  9. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    I was thinking Pontiac also, that grill.
     
  10. Jan 18, 2010 at 11:08 PM
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    Kelson

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    it looks chinese...and like crap

    try take a look at the doors...the top edges are square...alot of chinese crap cars have that
     
  11. Jan 18, 2010 at 11:21 PM
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    Im gonna have to go with pontiac. The front nose looks kinna like a pt crusier hood
     
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    What type of plate was on the back and from what state.
    I see Toyota test mules in OC all the time and it always cracks me up to se MFG plates from Michigan on them.
     
  14. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    Front grill reminds me of the mazda 3.
     
  15. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:29 AM
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    I just got back from mexico and this looks like a crew cab version of a truck (if u can call it that) they had all over, i believe it was a gm.
     
  16. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    Looks like a minivan had gotten chopped off and they slapped a bed in. Crap.
     
  17. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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  18. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    Based on the round emblem mounting spot on the front of the hood, my first guess was Holden (GM's Australian division). However, I noticed in the last picture that the steering wheel was on the same side as ours. I can't think of another car company besides SAAB that uses a round emblem. I know pickups are popular in Taiwan, so maybe it's from there.:notsure:
     
  19. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    You would'nt catch me dead OR alive in that crap!! That's one ugly car/truck!!
     
  20. Jan 19, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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