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Re: Volvo competing with Audi using Subaru product planning?!

One of the North American off-road rags recently did a comparison of the
available SUV's. The Subaru was broken before they got it out of the
parking lot; the 'frog-light' cowling under the front bumper made it
impossible to drive onto the tilt-test ramps without snapping it off. (The
Range Rover was the nubmer one pick - big surprise). 

> Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 20:58:57 +0100 (MET)
> From: Tom Nas <tnas@euronet.nl>
> Nope, we have it here, too. Its ride height has been raised by ONE INCH
> (that's gonna do a lot for ground clearance). Top Gear magazine was also
> clueless as to whom this car might appeal.
> The Subarus IMO have some cred as off-road vehicles. The Volvo is just a
> (albeit well-built) wannabe, and I still don't like their Ikea-sourced
> interior stuff.
> But then again, de gustibus non est disputandum...
> Tom

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