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VEGA WIJ. HA/E OVER 6900 PLACES TO GET THE SERVICE THAT TOU WONT NEED MUCH OF.
When our little Vega hits the road it'll have all the advantages of a fully grown Chevrolet.
Which means it can be serviced at more authorized dealers than any other car in North America.
But the big story is that you shouldn't need much service. Here's why. Hardhearted Sam.
For openers, we've reworked and built a whole brand-new addition to the plant where the Vega 2300s will be built.
It now stands as the most advanced automotive facility in the world.
Take Sam, for example. Sam is a machine, known to his friends as the sixaxis manipulator. What he does is welding. And he does his welding more precisely than welding has ever been done on a car before. Vega will also have bolt-on fenders.
And it'll have a 50,000-mile disposable air filter. That's more than twice as long as the regular kind.
Plus every new Vega will come with a little "do-ityourself shop manual'' listing things you can fix yourself, if you're so inclined.
If not, our service technicians are already trained. And our dealers will have a big inventory of parts in stock even before the Vega arrives. So if you do need a fender to bolt on, you can get one easily.
Durable as an anvil.
Another contributing factor to Vega's virtually service-free design is its very durable aluminum engine.
It's a 4-cylinder, so there are fewer wires, fewer spark plugs, and so on.
It's got an overhead cam, which means,among other things, that there are onethird fewer moving parts in the valve train.
It revs slowly at cruising speeds, which means less wear and tear.
With all the engineering and manufacturing innovations we've put into it, this should be one of the most dependable engines on the road. Still, no car is perfect. Sooner or later, your Vega will need a little professional help. So once again we remind you that we offer more of that than anybody else. We're handy to have around.
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