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Date: 13 Dec 2004 03:39:47 -0800
From: "Andrew Thomas" <>
Subject: Re: Car overseas US->EU ...

Pooh Bear wrote: > > Well, currently the new Ford Mustang gets raving reviews in Germany - not > > because it is so sophisticated, > > Sophisticated ? > > My arse ! > > It has a live rear axle. That's about as sophisticated as a horse cart. Does > it also have 'cart springs' too, like some other American 'muscle cars' ? Did you read the entire thread? Frank said the car was getting rave reviews because of reasons *other* than its level of sophistication, which - mechanically at least, - is pretty low. Its heritage engine, uncompetitive economy/emissions and deliberately old-fashioned chassis mean that this is a car designed exclusively for Mustang enthusiasts in the North American markets. I would not expect to see a Mustang officially available in Europe any more than a BMW 118d become officially available in the mid-West.

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