June 13, 2007 Thousands of people lined up, grabbed a penny and rubbed away on the world’s first ‘Scratch Car-d’ yesterday. The unique SUV took two months to prepare and was completely covered in silver latex, the material found on lottery scratch cards, which took 14 hours to scratch off. Underneath were thousands of individual panels, with one revealing a symbol to win the vehicle. The ‘Scratch Car-d’ was unveiled in London’s Covent Garden on a bed of 16,995 pennies to mark the launch of the new Chevrolet Captiva into the UK market.
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