Always Remembered RIP
Date registered: Nov 2006
Vehicle: 1991 560SEC AMG
Location: Grass Valley, N. Calif. / Gardnerville, Nevada
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When they debuted in 1966, they were the first of the big FWD cars. Pretty radical for the time. The Cadillac Eldorado followed, in 1967, and the reviewers were not impressed with them, especally the drum brakes they had.
"Fine, they said, (alluding to the car's smooth quiet ride) if you don't mind having, a smooth, silent CRASH!!!"
The 1969 Toronado was an exceptionally pretty car, an example of the time when GM used losts of chrome, and gas cost only about 30 cents a mile, and the driving their big cars "was like driving a sofa on a tennis court", as one British wag once said.
<--- superschnelle 300 hp 10:1 ECE euro HV, Hochverdichtung = high compression (11/2011) ... Wie im Freien Fall. Nur horizontal.
"I swear to god, it's like I live in a trailer of common sense, and stare out the window at a tornado of stupidity." >'='<