The WCC HHR Boasts Massive Rims, Massive Plasma Screens and Massive Audio
Chevy's HHR hadn't even hit the show stand yet and a California chop shop had modified it, prior to displaying it at the 2005
|It hadn't even hit the stage at January's 2005 Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, but Chevy's new HHR had already been chopped. (Photo: General Motors of Canada)|
West Coast Customs, the customizer that is regularly featured on MTV's "Pimp My Ride", did the dirty work, chopping the roof, adding roll pans, a unique front fascia with blacked-out mesh grilles, massive multi-spoke rims and low-profile rubber.
It also gets a completely updated interior with two-tone blue-gray seats, dash, door panels and leather-wrapped steering wheel - the latter featuring a "W.C.C." logo at center.
GM describes the HHR as having "detailed, jewel-like instrument displays" and "chrome accents", and fortunately WCC leaves such details alone. The gauges, in stock trim, feature a unique inset tachometer that sits atop the larger speedometer, both surrounded by a thick
|The WCC HHR features a completely non-stock audio-video system, replete with four ultra-large Directed-brand plasma screens. (Photo: General Motors of Canada)|
Replacing the standard 6-speaker AM/FM/CD stereo, the WCC HHR features a completely non-stock audio-video system, replete with three ultra-large Directed-brand plasma screens embedded into the front console - overkill, no doubt - and another in the 1,787 liter (63.1 cubic foot) cargo bay, surrounded by twin aluminum-finish amps and two deep-dish Orion subwoofers. A "West Coast Customs" graphic caps off the modified cargo area, backlit in cool blue to accent the interior motif and exterior paint scheme.