Scion C-HR Concept, 2015. Originally shown as a Toyota concept, the C-HR was rebadged as a Scion for the LA Motor Show but when the production version of the car does finally arrive in US showrooms it will be again be badged as a Toyota since the abandoning of the Scion brand this week
really depressing to see what lancia is making now, they basically make a 500 rebadge, a chrysler 300c with a lancia badge, a chrysler grand voyager (town and country) with a lancia badge, and a fiat bravo with a lancia badge, no sporty models, nothing exciting, just plain shit
AMC Rambler American Station Wagon (330 trim, 3rd Generation 1964-69)
Today’s post comes is another dose of car culture thanks to Shahin of Paykan Hunter.
This fascinating find would be rare in the States, but is even more interesting since this American happens to be in Iran. Shahin was able to chat with the owner and learned some interesting details; the car was owned by a former US Embassy staffer, and is (most likely) the only one of it’s kind in the country.
On top of that, here’s a little bit of trivia: from 1966-74 the Rambler was assembled in Iran for domestic use. They didn’t use the name, but rather rebadged them Aria and, coincidentally, Shahin to denote trim levels.
I’ve just ordered some custom engine displacement grill badges from @rebadge. These are going to be great and what’s the point of building a badass custom engine if nobody knows about it 😉
BMW 528 GT Coupe, 1976, by Frua. Pietro Frua had designed several cars for Glas during the 1960s. After BMW bought Glas and rebadged several of their cars as BMWs Frua hoped to get more more work from the Germans so set about making a number of prototypes including this coupe based on the BMW 528i