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Re: Cadillac Ride'n'Drive...

On Sat, 3 Feb 1996 AUDIDUDI@delphi.com wrote:

> For some reason, I was invited to the Cadillac Ride'n'Drive that's in town

Wow, I don't get those.  I just have to supply parts for the cars that go 
to these crazy events:(

> managed to hit 45mph in a Seville STS) and supposed to simulate the highway

I've managed a bit faster in a '96 STS :-)

> courses.  I was looking forward to thrashing on an STS but after seeing the

Don't do that - you'll get into big time trouble.  Those things seem 
pretty good at first, but if you get into a rough freeway ramp, you'll 
really upset the suspension.  The '86 5KCSTQ will run circles around an 
STS on a rough onramp!!!

> Still, I was fairly well impressed by the Seville STS.  It was pretty quick
> in a straight line, had VERY impressive brakes and went around corners damn
> well for the big pig that it is ... still, if I had $51k to spend on a car,

YeL)bah, the engine is the nicest part of the car, but you really can't 
use it because of the FWD plague.  That may be remedied in the future:)

> must admit that my perception of Cadillacs did an about-face today ... keep
> 'em honest, Grayden: In a few years, they might just have something there!

Did some testing in a '98 STS last week.  VERY quiet car!  (That's my 
job, I guess it had better be!)

Graydon D. Stuckey								
Flint, Michigan   USA
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II				
'85 Mazda RX7 GS 12A-leaning-towards-a-13B-soon