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General Lee 8C

I have a lot of respect for 8C owners as they generally have a lot of passion for our beloved car brand. However, when I saw this, I must confess that my opinion has changed slightly.

General Lee Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Photo Gallery - Autoblog

I hope the link comes through. Well, to each their own and it brought a smile to my face at least. Oh, and maybe it comes with the horn that plays Dixie?

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Oh dear , each to their own though I guess
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Here is a link to the story that went with the photo.

Did someone really order this Alfa Romeo 8C with a General Lee paint scheme?

But again I ask why... just why...

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Don't worry. That is not a customer car, nor is it registered, for that matter. That's all I'm going to say
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@ MacGeek - interresting. Was someone trying to make fun of Chrysler back at the homeland?

Surely not...
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I just saw that on Pistonheads (but read it as 4C, shame overload...)

Not quite the right thing is it.

For a start, the horn, its not going to be cool enough for Italy...
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Is this the new Viper I have been hearing about???
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I rather like the orange-ness of it all.
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They were not trying to poke fun at Chrysler, no. It was painted that way for a good cause.
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Don't worry. That is not a customer car, nor is it registered, for that matter. That's all I'm going to say
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They were not trying to poke fun at Chrysler, no. It was painted that way for a good cause.
Is it a competition to guess first before you let us know what you know !!!

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it could be a 'wrap' rather than a paint job? makes more sense to me. I quite like it btw
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Good cause? Lets see, jumping rivers when the bridge is out? Selling cut off blue jean shorts for women? How about someone advertising moonshine?

I suspect advertising for something. Maybe we will see it pop up somewhere in the future.

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Not advertising. It was made for the kids. And it won't pop up anywhere, it was an internal thing (that parking lot is inside Alfa's test track). That isn't even a production vehicle, so no harm done.
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Sounds cool. Glad to see Alfa doing something for the families of the employees. Way to go Afla!

Thanks for setting the record straight.

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Mac Geek could you give us a little bit more info on this? Is the vehicle going to go to auction soon?

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No, it isn't. Besides, it couldn't be sold even if they wanted to, not being a production vehicle. It's just an internal thing.
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And here I was thinking it's Lapo Elkann's new ride.
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No, it isn't. Besides, it couldn't be sold even if they wanted to, not being a production vehicle. It's just an internal thing.
So it is like a test mule? One of the 8C's used to develop the final production car?
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And here I was thinking it's Lapo Elkann's new ride.
He's won a prize for his car collection from Wallpaper Magazine! Google the website.
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I can think of another thing to paint
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So it is like a test mule? One of the 8C's used to develop the final production car?
It is a preproduction vehicle used for final development and validation.
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