Cohort Outtake: 1988 Chevrolet Diplomata

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Alberto Simon has been posting all sorts of exotic South American finds at the Cohort; I wonder if he’ll consider posting them directly at CC?  This on is a 1988 Chevrolet Diplomata, which is sort of the Caprice counterpart to the Chevrolet Opala, a mainstay in Brazil for several decades. Under that longish hood resides a 250 Chevy six.

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The origins of the Opala go back to the Opel Rekord C. Rubens did a splendid history of the Opala here, including its racing successes and it successors.