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Here's a good BX Factoid: did you know that on the BX's launch, Carl Horst Hahn (then CEO of Volkswagen) called it 'the best car in the world'. The Germans have built a few half decent cars themselves - so who am I to disagree? 8)

There's a really interesting thread here . . .

http://bringatrailer.com/2012/09/07/fre ... -bx-16trs/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Americans going on about how brilliant BXs are - and they've only got 2 to share between the lot of them! :D

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Paul296 wrote:Here's a good BX Factoid: did you know that on the BX's launch, Carl Horst Hahn (then CEO of Volkswagen) called it 'the best car in the world'. The Germans have built a few half decent cars themselves - so who am I to disagree? 8)

There's a really interesting thread here . . .

http://bringatrailer.com/2012/09/07/fre ... -bx-16trs/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Americans going on about how brilliant BXs are - and they've only got 2 to share between the lot of them! :D
Jesus, I want what some of them are smoking :lol: There's some real bullshit floating around in there!

Sounds like one of the over-excitable ones has got the tale slightly wrong....apparently CEO of VW said it was the "best mid-sized car in the world today" in nineteen eighty-something. Still pretty cool though. Slightly more so because it's believable, unlike the first one :lol:

Nice 16TRS though! :)
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I'm so glad I don't have to worry about rust, as it's fully zinc plated. Oh, wait...
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mat_fenwick wrote:I'm so glad I don't have to worry about rust, as it's fully zinc plated. Oh, wait...
Yes, that made me chuckle too. Never rains in the USA, apparently. Dream on!
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Yes well, there are few offences to the truth mixed in there - but you can't knock their enthusiasm. You have to remember that this is a group of people whose ex-president said that the French have no word for entrepreneur! :lol:
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Paul296 wrote:Yes well, there are few offences to the truth mixed in there - but you can't knock their enthusiasm. You have to remember that this a group of people whose ex-president said that the French have no word for entrepreneur! :lol:
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