Apparently the folks running the 2007 North American International Auto Show website got a little confused this afternoon. They published
the exact same info every other automotive news site did that was supposed to accompany a teaser shot
of the 2008 Chevy Malibu's
front end. Unfortunately for them, however, they published a shot of the whole car, which allows us to unceremoniously introduce to you the new mid-size sedan from Chevy
that was supposed to knock our socks off in Detroit next month. The picture's a bit small and honestly doesn't reveal anything we couldn't have cobbled together in our heads from spy shots
and the officially provided teaser pic, but GM
is no doubt up in arms over the transgression.
With the whole car in focus now, we'll offer a big thumbs up as our first impression. The front end is very distinct and American, the sides are completely clean and devoid of ornamentation or rub strips, the subtle fender flares are effective and the sloping rear deck all combine in a way to make us completely forget the last generation Malibu
ever happened. And that's a good thing.