Meet the Chevy Sonic

The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic at the General Motors Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion, Mich
Fabrizio Costantini for The New York Times

The Chevy Sonic will be the first subcompact car to be manufactured in the United States. Some say this kind of operation can only be profitable if they are manufactured outside the US where labor is far cheaper. I say, who the hell wants to drive this thing?

NYTimes Article

Basement Rob:
“It looks like they just took spare parts from other vehicles in their line and just pinned them to this tiny frame. I smell a large marketing campaign geared toward the young and hip but an overall short life for this hot garbage.”