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Re: '83 Ur-Q for sale...
I found a site that stated that there were 149 '91 200tq avants brought to
the US (http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/1001/#links).
'92 100S (84k)
----- Original Message -----
From: Gaidos, A. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Buchholz, Steven <Steven.Buchholz@kla-tencor.com>; 'qlist'
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 8:15 PM
Subject: Re: '83 Ur-Q for sale...
> I'd like to know the number of '91 200q's as well. I wouldn't mind know
> number of '90 90q20v's either. Finally, I REALLY would like to know just
> many '85 urq's are still on the road. Speaking of my '85 urq, Jeff G, did
> ever mention that I did buy the very last left side head light frame in
> North America? I also bought the second to the last right side.
> I may have 'em mixed up. Either way I got the last one for one side.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Buchholz, Steven <Steven.Buchholz@kla-tencor.com>
> To: 'qlist' <email@example.com>
> Date: Monday, September 20, 1999 4:36 PM
> Subject: RE: '83 Ur-Q for sale...
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> If rarity of the car is driving factor then the 1991 200tqw
> >> should still be
> >> fetching low $30's, which it is not. Production figures on
> >> these cars, I
> >> believe are around 175 total in the US. Hmmmmm, makes the
> >> UrQ look like a
> >> belly button car (everyone has one).
> >I don't think that this was being argued upon import numbers alone ...
> >... for other than those who are aficionados, there really isn't that
> >to differentiate the 3B 200q from any other 5000/100/200 before it ...
> >I would suggest that there is a bit more of a draw for the ur-q just
> >of what it is. Yes, there may have been more imported from 1982-1986,
> >how many are still on the road? How many of those have not been modified
> >some significant way? The quattro turbo coupe does have a bit of a look
> >that makes it attractive, even though it is a 20 year old design.
> >I've had people come up to me at gas stations and in parking lots asking
> >if my QTC is for sale. That has not yet happened to me even once in the
> >which, here again based on import numbers would demand a premium over the
> >'91 200q (for the 5-speed at least). That said, I don't expect the
> >fan to think my car is anything other than a stock type 44 ...
> >... I'm not fooling myself into thinking that I could get anywhere near
> >sort of money for my car, but I can't say I'd label anyone who asked that
> >much for their car foolish ... perhaps they really don't want to sell the
> >car _that_ much.
> >Steve Buchholz
> >San Jose, CA (USA)
> >P.S. - are there any official import numbers on the '91 200q? I've got
> >believe that based on the number of cars I've seen myself that there's
> >likely to be more than 175 of them imported ...