Re: [OM] Need car buying advice

Subject: Re: [OM] Need car buying advice
From: Willie Wonka <alienspecimen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 08:37:53 -0700 (PDT)
You and I in the same boat.  I have been a fan of VW's since the same time 
period, but didn't get to own one up until the year 2000.  
I still linger on VW Vortex and am restoring a Golf Mk3.

Here is my take:

Reliability.  Two decades ago even the American cars surpassed the German ones 
in terms of reliability.

Design.  German cars arent "easy on the eye anymore".  Back to VW, I admit they 
do hit a sweet spot with the Tiguan (see my comment above) and the Scirocco, 
but the latter isnt coming to US. The new Beetle and Golf/Jetta look very 



Subject: Re: [OM] Need car buying advice 
From: John Hudson <OM4T@xxxxxxxxxxx> 
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 05:59:33 -0300 
Bill .. why the advice to avoid German or French made cars? I have been 
a VW devotee since 1976 and have not once been disappointed. jh
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