Would you believe a car like this can be built from the ground up in just eight weeks? We didn't. While we often wrench ourselves, this car's show schedule demanded instant turnaround, and it was handled by a Brighton, Michigan, speed shop called Diversified Creations. Brad Copeland runs the parts counter, and the car construction is overseen by Mike Copeland, who is also the guy inside GM Performance Division who manages the buildups of all the performance-related test vehicles and the first-ever production-car projects. As examples, he assembled the first-ever Cadillac CTS-V and managed the builds of such projects as Popular Hot Roddings Project X, the Chevelle HOT ROD used for the massive shootout of GM crate engines (seen in the Oct. '08 cover story), and the famed
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