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Re: [T3] SB with IV engine--was Wasser engine


<x-charset windows-1255>Well, Porsche used to have a model call the S90 or Super 90 (61-63 I think).
Maybe they figured the people interested in German cars would be have a
favorable reaction to the name.  I know that my mind made the association.
It's a stretch though.

Jim Showker


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Baum" <daniel@type34.info>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2005 7:26 AM
Subject: Re: [T3] SB with IV engine--was Wasser engine


> I can understand that for some obscure marketing reason VW thought that
> Americans would be more likely to buy a car called a Rabbit that a Golf
> (must be some strange facet of the Americans' psyche), but why on earth
> would they change "75" to "S90"?
>
> Daniel
>
>
>
> > On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 05:46, Daniel Baum wrote:
> >> Here's an interesting site, apparently with all the Audi models from
1965
> >> to
> >> today. I remember the Audi 80 and 100 of the early seventies, but I
don't
> >> remember the earlier ones at all.
> >>
> >>
http://www.audipassion.com/univers_audi/patrimoine/audi_1965/60/index.php
> >>
> >> Of course it confuses matters that some of these (and all of the VWs)
had
> >> different names in the US to the rest of the world.
> >>
> >> Daniel
> >>
> > Mine was a 1969 Audi 75 Variant as shown on this site. In the States, it
> > was sold as an S90
> >
http://www.audipassion.com/univers_audi/patrimoine/audi_1965/75/index.php
> > -- 
> > Russ Wolfe
> > '71 FB AT
> > '66 FB MT
> > '64 T34 (not running)
> > '65 T1 (not running)
> > '05 KIA Sorento SUV
> > russw@classicvw.org
> > http://www.classicvw.org
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