By on July 31, 2009

Iotheworldaliving writes:

Robert

I have the day off today, so I was watching The Price is Right.

This Impala LS appeared at the end of a NASCAR-themed showcase presentation. Preceding the Impala were a Nintendo Wii racing game, a Craftsman tool chest and set, and a trip to the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis.

Not that I wouldn’t have minded winning all of that. But an SS would have made more sense, IHMO.

MichaelMichael,

For reasons I can’t fully explain, I often think of the SS when I watch “The Price Is Right.”

RF

P.S. I’m Jewish so I can say that.

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17 Comments on “What’s Wrong With This Picture: The Actual Retail Price of the Showcase Is . . . Edition...”


  • avatar
    commando1

    You know, 4:3 format stretched to 16:9 actually makes that a sexy looking car.

  • avatar
    rnc

    Yeah it actually does kind of look more like you would expect an “Impala” to look like.

  • avatar

    Holy Panel Gaps Batman!

  • avatar
    thalter

    2009 is the last year for the SS, and there are probably very few, if any, still on dealer lots. No point promoting a car you can’t get.

  • avatar
    RetardedSparks

    “You know, 4:3 format stretched to 16:9 actually makes that a sexy looking car.”

    Yeah, but the girl looks fugly!

  • avatar
    mattstairs

    Maybe it’s all the funny looking dollar signs?

    The SS badging on Chevies always makes me think of that too. I must watch the History Channel too much.

  • avatar
    Lokkii

    “You know, 4:3 format stretched to 16:9 actually makes that a sexy looking car.”

    Yeah, but the girl looks fugly!

    She’ll look better if she turns sideways.

    The car – not so much.

  • avatar
    superbadd75

    I often think of the SS when I watch The Price Is Right.

    That’s funny, I always think of TTs.

  • avatar
    Lokkii

    That’s funny, I always think of TTs.

    That’s why I want her to turn sideways!~

  • avatar
    Runfromcheney

    A base Impala, screw that. They should have given away a Charger RT or SRT. That is more fitting with the NASCARa theme.

  • avatar
    rcguy

    I can see rhat this is a 2009 model Impala. And that we have never painted an Impala in that colour.

  • avatar
    Detroit-Iron

    That poor bastard is going to have to pay income taxes on the MSRP!

  • avatar
    Justin Berkowitz

    The price after how many rebates?

  • avatar
    Dave M.

    I must watch the History Channel too much.

    You mean there’s actual history on HC in between ice road trucking, lumbering, testing old military gear, and 23 minutes of commercials every hour? No-friggin’-way!

  • avatar
    shaker

    Dave M: “You mean there’s actual history on HC in between ice road trucking, lumbering, testing old military gear, and 23 minutes of commercials every hour? No-friggin’-way!”

    And the “Learning” Channel – tales of woe about 800-pound people getting bariatric surgery…That’ll LEARN ya.

  • avatar
    Accords

    God what a rental fleet queen…

    I have noticed.. the vehicles that any TV show (The Price Is Right) gets.. is any base / basic model, large / 5 pass domestic automaker’s garbage. A lineup of vehicles so poor / generic / genetics that people really don’t follow.

    And..
    The SS Impala that got canned, really isn’t much different from this queen, at all in its last model year. I think the tires were a bit bigger.. but that was it. I’ve seen silver / primer color versions of these things.. with their demographic driver.. and its hideous.

    There really isn’t any LOVE for a SS Impala.

    SO basically..
    The car, its color, its trim, the TV show that its on, really caters to its buyer.

    Which… is actually pretty sad.

    Then again.. is the whole discussion about Malibu v Impala.

  • avatar
    dwford

    That poor bastard is going to have to pay income taxes on the MSRP!

    Which is probably more than if he just went and bought one!!

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