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Tornado Red Has Us In A Whirl
(Trivia note: "Tornado Red" is actually a mis-translation of "Toronado
Rot".) it is actually called "Toronado Red" wherever i have seen it, so i
believe the translation is accurate but it is often misread/misused as
I, too, have been puzzled by the name "Tornado Red." ("Run for the
storm cellar, Maude, the sky's turning red. Must be a tornado coming!")
Since it's used by both Audi and VW, am I correct in assuming it's the
Please note that all my German language Audi and VW sales literature
refers to the hue as "Tornadorot." If the name came about because of a
translation problem, it appears not to be with the catalog translation
from German to English.
Anyone know for sure how the color got its name?
'89 Ford F250 4x4 diesel