Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 23:28:42 -0400
From: "hippo" <johnhnospamam.shoal.net.au>
Subject: Re: GM's excess baggage - Buick, Pontiac, Saab, Hummer


Walt Kienzle wrote: >Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote in message news:463D0145.744908A3nospamail.com... [snip] >> What are Infiniti and Acura ? >> >> Unknown in Europe for one. >> >> Graham >> >Infiniti = posh Nissan >Acura = posh Honda >Lexus = posh Toyota (even though it wasn't mentioned) >In some cases the cars for these brands are in Europe, but under their >"normal" brand names. Wikipedia says that Infiniti arrives in the UK in >2008. Looking in Wiki reminded me of another "luxury" brand we only had >in >North America: >Sterling = posh sounding Rover (It was a Honda design with Lucas >electrics. >Not many sold. Few here understand Lucas electrics.) Now *there's* something the rest of the world has in common with the US! NOBODY understands Lucas electrics - hence their age old nickname "Prince of Darkness." Cheers

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