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Re: Audi 5000 GTS???

"Armstead, Brian" <barmstea@usia.gov> wrote:

>While at a local (Wash D.C. area) VW "Bugout" event, I spotted an Audi
>5000 GTS.  Looked just like an '86-87 5k turbo, but the wheels (the
>regular turbo flat faced 5 spoker) had a large black center hubcap with
>the four ring logo.  Anyone know the history of this car?

Take one 'GT' badge from a Coupe GT, put it in front of the 'S' on a 5000S-
et voila: 5000GTS.
I've seen numerous and mostly non-translatable 'badge-engineering' jokes
(take one Ford Escort, fool around with the badge, and you have a Ford
Corset), plus a few 'over'-badged cars. Like that automatic CGT with a
'quattro' badge.


 Tom Nas                                          Zeist, The Netherlands
1988 Audi 80 1.8S, Tizianrot metallic, 212,000km

  Half a bee, philosophically, must ipso facto half not be. But can it be
  an entire bee, if half the bee is not a bee, due to some ancient injury?

                                                -- Monty Python