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HSV not changing the bowtie

Discussion in 'General' started by Mattricho, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. Mattricho

    Mattricho Active Member

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    Hi all after going past a holden/hsv dealer over the last couple of weeks I have noticed that the new Camaro and Silverado still have Chevy badges on them.

    I think it’s a bit sh*t that AUS send a car over the US and they change everything that has a holden on it like they even change the dash to be the American SS badge but they send a car to us and it’s got to keep all the same badges.

    Any way I guess we better get use to seeing the bowtie
     
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    sleepa Shiny...

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    Well they are a Chevy.
    I couldn't drive a Camaro with a holden badge on it. It just isn't right.
     
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    wraith Hand over the dog bikkies

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    Bowties been in Australia for years mate. Just look at all the "Chevy" commodores.
     
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    Reaper Tells it like it is.

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    They are selling them as a Chevrolet. Why would they change the badge?
     
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    commodore665 expat Saffa

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    I wouldn't expect a Camaro to have a Holden badge , even less a Silverado . It's plain wrong .
     
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    Here is Holden Statesman , with Chevrolet badges for the South African market , my dad had one like this .
     
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    immortality Moderator Staff Member

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    The badge represents what is it, I hate badge engineering.

    Won't be long before all the yards are Chev dealers anyway so they are just ahead of the curve!
     
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    Mattricho Active Member

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    I didn’t realise they are being sold as Chevy camaro I thought it was a hsv camaro.
    Wasn’t real saying I think that they should have a hsv badge on them just that it’s not going to be long and all we well see is Chevy bowties.
     
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    Calaber Nil Bastardo Carborundum

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    I reckon the Camaro is always recognised as "Chevrolet Camaro" anyway. Holden or HSV Camaro just sounds wrong. Just like Chevrolet Monaro or Chevrolet Commodore would have sounded wrong to us for the export cars.
     
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