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Another Ur quattro for sale in Yorkshire
In message <UPMAIL13.firstname.lastname@example.org> "Ian J Haseltine" writes:
> Todays Auto Trader contained this ad
> AUDI QUATTRO TURBO COUPE
> Wide body in white, with black leather, full Audi service history, superb
> original condition 6950GBP
> tel 01423 863387
> Again, I dont know the car and I dont know the vendor who is in the Harrogate
> I phoned him though to find out more. He sounds like a part-time trader
> working from home, and it was obvious that he knows **** all about quattros. I
> asked him what colour the dash was and his reply was 'You mean when I turn the
> lights on?'. Anyway, its a 87 with 128K miles, some sort of private plate and
> HE reckons its in very good condition and he would be willing to move on the
> asking price. If anyone wants me to go take a closer look I can do but not
> until Monday I'm afraid.
I think you'll find this car is a bit odd. It seems to have an MB engine, but
the chassis number is 300 or so before the MB shipped. Also the 'private
plate' is actually Irish - perhaps to conceal what the real registration letter
would be - it's 1/1/87, if I'm thinking of the right car, and the MB engine
didn't ship until 10/87.
> Amazingly, the Leeds trader selling the pearl white MB which so impressed Phil
> (NOT) has changed his advert. It now contains the following -
> colour coded wheels and body kit as standard, very rare car, exceptional
> condition, was owned by Quattro owners club member.
> words fail me.
They may not fail me for very long. I don't like the use of the Owner's Club's
name in association with such blatant lies. Technically, of course, it's
accurate - it is in _exceptional_ condition.
Exceptionally _BAD_ condition ...
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club