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Re: Avant, Variant, Brake....

'Shooting Brake' was the traditional term used by UK manufacturers,
generally because the models were custom built for the privileged huntin',
shootin' and fishin' class but since the late 40's it has been replaced with

Jim Haseltine
----- Original Message -----
From: <JordanVw@aol.com>
To: <quattro@audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 1999 7:54 AM
Subject: Avant, Variant, Brake....

> was just flipping thru a old magazine that listed some specs on some
> station wagons...
> and it seems as if every car maker has it's own term for it's station
> bodied cars..
> Audi calls it a "Avant"...
> VW calls it a "Variant"..
> Citroen calls it a "Brake"
> anyone know of any others?
> chris