It was a perfect plan in a utopian vacuum. Huge multi-million dollar dealerships that resembled a car show more than a showroom; A huge test track where consumers could take a new car out for a shakedown without having to leave the dealership; A drive-in movie theater; Cars that would have top-notch quality and sell for thousands less than competitors. You can't take the market by storm if you have no dealers signed up. After a few reports of tepid Chinese engineers, now dealers are getting cold feet. As of right now, Bricklin has no dealers signed up at a time when he expected to have at least 50. For a 2007 U.S. debut, the ball needs to really start rolling; the U.S. auto market is a lot different than the early 80s when you graced us with the Yugo.

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