A Chevy Made To Look Like Wood…. Would You Drive it?

No this car is not sold in the United States. It is a Chevy seen only in Europe, but a very unique Chevy none the less. Needless to say this is supposedly how Britain is paying homage to the old Chevy cars of the 50’s. What do you guys think? Too much? Would you drive one if your local Dallas Chevy dealer carried them? I think they are kinda cool looking. I like the white wall tires too.

Check out the story from AutoBlog here. 

At some point in history, the notion of having a wood-lined automobile went from the pinnacle of awesome to the depths of loathsome. We’re guessing that demarcation falls at about the same point in time when automakers stopped using real wood and started gluing vinyl recreations to the sides of vehicles that were an affront to cool to begin with. If you need proof, please direct your attention to any number of woody Chrysler PT Cruiser models or, if you’re of stouter stomach, the self-proclaimed Chevrolet Spark Woody Wagon art car pictured above. 

Chevrolet UK decided to wrap one of the company’s diminutive people movers in wood-grained Di-Nocto harken back to the company’s American, youthful roots – or at least that’s what the press release says. If that’s not enough to send your head spinning, take a good close look at those tires. Yup, they’re wide whitewalls. 

The company has rolled out a few different one-off art Sparks so far, and plans to keep it up with a new British Touring Car Championship inspired version set for an unveil later this month. We’re guessing that one will strike our fancy a bit more than the trans-generational pastiche above. Hit the jump for the press release.

 
Thanks to Brandi Hodge for contributing.

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