rebody

rebody

(riːˈbɒdɪ)
vb (tr) , -bodies, -bodying or -bodied
to give a new body to (something, esp a vehicle)
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Ah, but Aston Martin have been doing that for years, cynics will chuckle, but whereas Aston will just tinker because they had no money, Subaru's decision to rebody a car very few will realise is rebodied takes some figuring out.
What lies beneath is a rebody of the Clio Mk2 RenaultSport which results in grip and balance way ahead of the competition.