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Old 04-19-2011, 09:53 PM
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Default Volvo Concept Universe

I just don't remember when was the last time i made a chop... It was so long ago!!!

Nevertheless, when i saw the images from Volvo Concept Universe i immediately fall in love with the car... except the bump over the hood!! So, i tried to figure out how it would look like with a "normal" hood...

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Old 04-19-2011, 09:54 PM
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I don't really like the overall design of the car, but you made it look much better!
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:39 PM
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Big improvement, the weird hood was the thing that spoilt it for me as well.
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Old 04-20-2011, 04:57 PM
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I think the designers were referencing the late '50s/early '60s PV544s. The whole front end shape reminds me of a modernized PV.

Your chop looks more production and cleaner to me.

Does the Universe remind anyone of the Ford Interceptor? I wonder if it was started when Ford still owned Volvo?
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:16 PM
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It wouldn't surprise me if the plan was to convert the S80 to Taurus underpinnings to increase profits. The concept is so utterly dreadful that there is no rescuing it. Drawing on the PV cars would be styling suicide.
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Old 04-20-2011, 09:41 PM
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that makes sense, Swizzle. I could see this concept on a Taurus platform. I guess the Chinese will have a different idea.
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that makes sense, Swizzle. I could see this concept on a Taurus platform. I guess the Chinese will have a different idea.
You never know. Given how Ford-based Volvo is, the Chinese may continue along that path and Ford gets and better Chinese partner.
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Old 04-21-2011, 12:47 AM
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i like the positive vibe of that idea!
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