SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When the 2012 Woodward Dream Cruise kicks off on Aug.18, BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions will be coloring the scene by displaying two specialty vehicles from TransAm Depot painted with BASF's R-M® OnyxHD™ Waterborne Automotive Finishes.
BASF's Dream Cruise display will be located at Morisette Automotive on Woodward Ave., just south of 13 Mile Road in Royal Oak, Mich.
BASF Automotive Refinish is a leading maker of coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets.
In addition to the two custom vehicles BASF will also feature colors from its Carizzma™ paint line – a low volatile organic compound (VOC) refinishing solution offering a wide-range of colors and virtually limitless effects – which is supported by BASF's top of the line R-M Refinish System, a system offering a full-range of products that provides users easy application and consistent results.
The vehicles on display at the Dream Cruise include:
The 7t7 Hurst Edition Trans Am - A tribute to the classic 1977 Trans Am, the 7t7 features the DB403 OnyxHD Factory-Pack, a deep black waterborne base coat, custom Hurst Gold OnyxHD base coat and an R-M 5335 Glamor Clear top coat.
The 6t9 Goat Trans Am - A tribute to the 1969 GTO Judge, the 6t9 features the Inferno Orange Metallic OnyxHD waterborne base coat and a RM 5335 Glamor Clear top coat.
"What better place to showcase the results of our innovative paint colors and easy-to-use paint systems than at the world's largest one-day automotive event?" said Vitor Margaronis, Marketing Director, BASF Coatings Solutions. "These incredible vehicles on display from TransAm Depot at the Dream Cruise demonstrate what BASF can offer to customers seeking fresh options in car color that are also cost-effective and user-friendly."
To learn more about BASF refinish products visit us at: www.basfrefinish.com
About the Woodward Dream Cruise
The Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Chevrolet is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and is the world's largest one-day celebration of car culture. It attracts more than one million visitors and over 50,000 muscle cars, street rods, custom, collector and special interest vehicles. The 18th annual Woodward Dream Cruise will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012 and will have many great events throughout the day. For more information, visit us at www.woodwarddreamcruise.com
About TransAm Depot
TransAm Depot was founded by brothers Tod and Scott Warmack, along with Jim Dowling, in Tallahassee, FL. It was founded on a nearly 30 year love and appreciation for Pontiacs and muscle cars. TransAm Depot is the only company licensed and authorized to use the Trans Am moniker. TransAm Depot creates one-of-a-kind restorations, working with everything from motors and transmissions, to exterior trim and body work, to weatherstripping and interior packages - no detail is too small. Learn more at http://transamdepot.com/index.html
BASF - The Chemical Company
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20 billion in 2011. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.us.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
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