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Bricklin Reveals Hardtop Convertible For Under $19K

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Shanghai April 20, 2005; The new Chery/Visionary Vehicles retractable hardtop convertible with senior executives from Chery Automobile, Pinninfarina, and Visionary Vehicles in Turin, Italy. Executives in the picture (from left to right) are:

Ken Okuyama Creative Director, Pininfarina S.p.A.

Yin Tongyao President, Chery Automobile Co.

Andrea Pininfarina Managing Director, Pininfarina S.p.A.

Malcolm Bricklin CEO, Visionary Vehicles

Lorenzo Ramaceotti Executive Vice President of Design, Pininfarina S.P.A.

Zhan Xia Li Part Secretary General of Wuhu City and Founder of Chery Automobile Company

Designed by the renown Italian firm Pininfarina, the Visionary/Chery retractable hardtop convertible will first be on display at the Shanghai Auto Show. The convertible will be among the first Chery-made vehicles to arrive in the United States in 2007, and have a sticker price less than $ 19,000.

Visionary Vehicles LLC, an international automobile import/distribution company founded by Malcolm Bricklin, has announced a historic agreement with Chery Automobile Company, to import a totally new line of luxury vehicles at exceptionally low prices to North America. These vehicles are designed to reinvent the price of luxury and will be priced between 30 and 40% below comparable models currently sold in the marketplace and will have a warranty equal to or better than the best in the industry.