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Nup, mine was a Harnett, the local competition against General Motors to be Australia's 'first local' car. The Harnett lost and we got General Motors - Holden instead.
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Date registered: Aug 2005
Vehicle: 81 280E, 84 500SEC, 87 560, 89 "300E", 91 500SL, 15 E350 4Matic Estate, 71 BMW 2002, +others
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Originally Posted by Zeitgeist
It's easy to forget that there was another great German carmaker out of Bremen, said to have been put out of business through the combined efforts of Germany's car makers (mainly BMW).
Also, the French Facel Vega was an impressive car with one of the best interiors ever.
I recently saw one in L.A. traffic. Rust free samples must be rare.
I also remember the Facelia, the smaller version.
My Father was mentor to the jr. of Auto Becker, DÃ¼sseldorf, and bought a number of cars there.
As a kid, I spent many happy hours exploring the then largest car dealersip in Europe.
BTW, wasn't Cord and/or Tucker the first car with head lights that turned with the steering wheel, long before the Citroen Maserati (another car that would fit in here)
worst mod in BW history
Had one of these in purple. The shifter was missing but oddly, an Olympia beer keg tapper from my buddies uncles bar was threaded precisely the same. i never got a single girl with this Kenosha Krap.
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