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Re: Volvo competing with Audi
At 7:45 PM -0600 on 11/25/97, Fringe Ryder wrote:
> Maybe it's not as dark as it seems. Besides, will the S4 next year really
> come only with a slush? I hope not.
Folks, are we forgetting about the S6, that only comes(to my knowledge)
with a 6-er and Q?
Lazy Americans don't like having to "work" to get somewhere...let's face
it, automatics are seen(wrongly) as being more "luxurious" because they're
"easier"; nevermind the lower milage(well, ok, depending on how you drive.)
There are various manual-autos out there that are neat, and those might be
a good substitute...I remember reading that Porsche built an experimental
manual gearbox with stuff to make it an "automatic" with "manual"(ie,
up/down buttons) control. They showed a picture; it was rediculous. Huge,
overweight, required a large amount of robotic/controlling ciruitry, was
extremely complex and hard to repair. They gave up after building one
Hostes alienigeni me abduxerunt. Qui annus est?
Te audire non possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure.