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Re: V8 Wagon?
i *think* i know this car well. sort of.
there's a place behind my office called
darwin motors. cool shop, expanding right
now. they specialize in bmw bikes but also
deal with ducati, moto guzzi, cagiva, brit
bikes. noce ones for sale, too. the
expansion they are doing is a showroom for
corbin's electric car offering - the sparrow.
basically a three-wheeled motorcycle helmet,
and of excellent heritage and design.
anyway i have been interested in these cool
trikes for a while, and started noting them
appearing now and then at darwin. at the time
i was also falling for the whole audi thing,
too. lo and behold, i see a 5k wagon (grey)
with a trailer with a sparrow on it a couple
months ago. it wasn't a quattro, and i swear
i saw 5000 on it. i talked to the guy about
the sparrow, and also a little about the car.
he said it's a friends and that it's some
super rare car. i thought "it's just a 5000
wagon" assuming there were a lot of them. i
think he said somethign about bringing them
over from europe. it has headlight wipers
and euro lights.
anyway, i see the car once a week if not more,
and you probably saw them on a run picking up
another sparrow for their showroom from corbin's
factory down in watsonville (i think). so
next time i see it i'll talk to the owner and
check it out more and report back.
small, small world.
On Wed, 30 Dec 1998 IMSA90QGTO@aol.com wrote:
-]I saw an audi i never have seen before. My best diagnosis is a V8 wagon.
-] The rear lights were red all the way across the back just like the V8
-]and the Euro looking front end was identical. There was no model badge
-]or any quattro badges. The roof line was curved, I am sure it wasn't a
-]200 or S6 wagon. Anyone know what this was? BTW I saw it on NB 101 in
-]Morgan Hill, CA. It was gold and pulling a trailer with some 3 wheeled
-]scientific bike on it. If this person is on the list, I was the guy in
-]the silver Explorer who kept pacing you!
-]Santa Clara, CA
-]1998 A4 Quattro 1.8T
-]1988 Audi 90 Quattro 10v
-]2B Coilovers, Scorpion Exhaust, Koni Yellows, K&N, MSW Superturismos w/
-]215ZR40 16's, Ate Power disc breaks, & Nokian Snow Tires for going
two strokes are faster than four!
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