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Re: Fiat X1/9s (defensive non-Audi content)

Dwight Varnes wrote:I would substantially disagree. Now, my Fiat 850 spider
was a coffin on

> wheels. But the X1/9 was designed to withstand a never-used federal
> rollover test for convertibles (hence the targa design). These cars are
> incredibly strong, incredibly heavy (why they are so slow...well, that
> and 1298cc engines) and I've seen enough wrecked ones to not fear them.
> But, each person has a different 'fear' threshold I guess.

Strong? I had a '79 (5 sp, carb), I took a corner so hard the passenger door
flew open. Hahaha.
Ill go with the Coffin on wheels evaluation. :)