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In Europe commonly they refer to station wagon as an 'estate' and
'saloon' as the 4 doors models. I remember I used to ask for a torch instead
of a flashlight and everyone would give me this funny look. Then they
would ask me what need a blow torch for?
92' 100 V6
On Mon, 29 Jan 1996, Alan Stork wrote:
> I think the europeans and Audi the car maker called the 5000 Avant an Avant
> before we americanised the car and called it a wagon. I own an 86 5KQ Avant
> and my father has the 88 5KQ Avant Olympic Special Edition. These are great
> large cars (people movers)!
> But you're right I just finnished getting the car registered here in
> California and the DMV didn't know what an Avant is. There is no Avant badge
> on my Q and it's from Canada, Eh. In fact while I lived there and saw plenty
> of Avants I didn't see any badges on them.
> >PS - The Canadians called all their 5000 wagons AVANTS, the
> >Americans did not. AVANT badges are on all Canadian 5000 wagons as a
> Alan Stork <email@example.com>
> 4x5000CSQ's Got'em can't
> 1xJettaGLX drive them
> 2xSirocco16v but still lots
> 1xGTI16v of good parts
> 1x944s for u 2 drive.
- Re: Avant
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan Stork)