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Oldsmobile was a brand of American automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. It was founded by Ransom E. Olds in 1897. In its 107-year history, it produced 35.2 million cars, including at least 14 million built at its Lansing, Michigan factory...
was a 1995 concept car
A concept vehicle or show vehicle is a car made to showcase new styling and or new technology. They are often shown at motor shows to gauge customer reaction to new and radical designs which may or may not have a chance of being produced....
. The Antares's design was heavily based on Oldsmobile's new "Aurora-look". Many of the Antares's styling cues (most notably the overall shape and front fascia) were showcased in the 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue
The Oldsmobile Intrigue was a mid-size sedan manufactured from 1998 through 2002 by the Oldsmobile division of General Motors. The Intrigue's design cues were first seen in 1995 with the Oldsmobile Antares concept car...
production model. The Antares was named "Best Concept Car" by AutoWeek
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, at the 1995 Detroit Auto Show