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In message <Pine.3.89.9704030000.B27612-0100000@cs.uwp.edu> William Murin writes:

> If I remember correctly, Austin Healey dropped a tractor motor into the 
> 3000; Triumph countered with a truck motor in their car.

Lamborghini was a tractor manufacturer who fell out with Enzo Ferrari, 
allegedly over what he perceived to be rear axle whine from his new car.
The "DB" in Aston Martin's nomenclature is for "David Brown", a well known 
agricultural machinery manufacturer. 

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club