Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2004 18:47:38 GMT
From: - Bob - <nonamenospamace.com>
Subject: Re: Saabaru


On Mon, 9 Aug 2004 08:06:23 -0500, Don Allen <w9cwnospamo.com> wrote: >Of course, I'm dating myself here but, . . . Vauxhall's were imported >here in the USA back in the '50s and '60s. I remember the '60s as being >(in a sense) the golden era of European car availability as practically >all marques were available here in the USA, unlike today. Just to name >a few . . . all BMC products, Triumph, Rover, Citroen, Peugeot, >Renault, Simca, Mercedes, Porsche, BMW, NSU, FIAT, SEAT, Vauxhall, >Hillman, Sunbeam, Daimler, Facel-Vega, and others - and, of course, SAAB >with the 92/93 and Volvo with the 444/544/and 122S (Amazon). It was a >fun time for an American automobile enthusiast, especially since most of >the marques could be purchased for less than 3,000 USD! > Well, I don't think I saw all the Marque's you mentioned NSU? SEAT?, Facel-Vega? Were those formally imported or just brought in by a few enterprising individuals ?

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