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Re: Avant, Variant, Brake....
What's the origin of the term 'shooting brake?' Is it a car you take to go
shoot skeet? I suppose the extra room would be helpful for shotguns, ammo,
and clay pigeons...
From: Phil Payne <email@example.com>
To: Robert@wunderlich.com <Robert@wunderlich.com>
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 1999 4:18 PM
Subject: Re: Avant, Variant, Brake....
>In message <003301bf0a7f$29531ba0$6286fc9e@BWunderlich.DIABETEX>
>> I think I once read that Aston Martin called theirs a "shooting brake".
>> think it may have been a show car or one-off model built for some rich
>> person. Goofy Brits....
>No, no - the term was once common. Also "estate car".
> Phil Payne
> UK Audi quattro Owners Club
> Phone: 0385 302803 Fax: 0870 0883933