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Re: Interesting Car for Sale
Year: early '70's? (he said but I missed it)
Engine: 987 cc
2 rotor Wankel
He shipped the car over from Austria when he immigrated to
Canada. It's in "great condition" and he's looking for a "good home"
(his words) for it with someone who knows and cares about its value
and history. Price is "negotiable".
Pros: Great-looking cars, made from (?)1968 to 1977. Design still
modern-looking, with a few updates it could be a current model. I'd love
one, I think it's an all-time design classic. Best looking with the Fuchs
Cons: these cars had a rep for eating engines- rotor tips self-destructed
within 10K km. NSU honored warranty claims until they almost went bust.
Most are by now well and truly fixed. Horrendous fuel consumption, when you
use the performance available.
Trivia: when two Ro80-owners met each other, they flashed the headlights.
Two flashes for second engine, three flashes...
1988 80 1.8S (spiritual NSU)
Tom W. Nas, graphic design firstname.lastname@example.org
DTP Direct bv Voice +31 (55) 5 790 799
Apeldoorn, the Netherlands Fax +31 (55) 5 790 125
Life would be so much easier if everyone read the manual.