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GM's NewFront eel-DriveCa Designed for durability. With everything you see incolor to help make them last. The new front-wheel-drive Chev- The dark blues represent special how much goes into it to fight rolet Citation, Pontiac Phoenix, Oldsmobile Omega and Buick Skylark have a mission. They're designed to fight rust tooth and nail so they'll last and look good for a long, long time. Take a look at our diagram. Every thing you see in color represents an area that has been protected by one or more corrosion-resisting treatments. All metal surfaces, including the light blue, have received a durable prime coat. In addition, the red and orange areas are special metals like gal vanized steel (one or both sides) or Zincrometal. sealers and waxes to help keep moisture away from sensitive metal areas. The greens are additional primers rich in rust-inhibiting zinc. And yellow represents plastisol materials designed to help protect exposed painted surfaces against stone damage. What's more, these new cars use a larger proportion of galvanized steel than any other GM car. And in areas that are particularly vul nerable to corrosion, we even protect the galvanized. A quick glance at the cutaway diagram of a typical door will show you just rust. We're proud of the new Chevrolet Citation, Pontiac Phoenix, Olds mobile Omega and Buick Skylark. We want to help them retain their good looks. Look into buying or leasing at your GM dealers today. Front-Runners fortheS . Chevrolet Citation, Pontiac Phoenix, Oldsmobile Omega, Buick Skylark.