Christchurch Chevette Gears Up To Conquer Antarctica

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 11/17/08 4:30pm 11/17/08 4:30pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . We Americans often forget that The General's Chevette was sold all over the world (as an Opel Kadett, Isuzu Gemini, or Pontiac Acadian), and the version built in New Zealand was badged as a .…

Krack Kadett Will Never Be Burned By Rioting Parisians!

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 10/30/08 3:00pm 10/30/08 3:00pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . Today we've got some shots by Project Car Hell Poster Child and serial tipster , whose Paris wanderings led him to this riot-proof Kadett. Is Franzouse channeling the spirit of former Alameda…

Classic Ad Watch, 80s Edition: Che-che-che-cheVETTE!

OK, this could be early 90s, since the Kadett/Chevette continued to be sold around the world after the Sprint/Spectrum replaced it in the United States. But look at these Chevettes, climbing 85% grades, triggering sprays of garish 80s hues and bad Spanish rap, and literally tearing the clothes off attractive women! …

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