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Nov 12, 2012 (6:57 am)
I think the VW van is a Sharan, but the wagon is actually a Passat, note the front grille.
Nov 12, 2012 (7:26 am)
For row 2 I think the first car is a BMW 5 series (Dame Edna edition) then an S class, I think?
Nov 12, 2012 (7:25 am)
Row 3...had to look at the big pic for these...
Passat B4 wagon, W211 E wagon, E46 3 series wagon, Focus wagon, new 5 series wagon, hmmm.
#6, with the vertical tails, is tough to call. You only see the rear and that's it. Could be a Peugoet or a Focus?
Not sure on the white van at the far right.
Nov 12, 2012 (7:31 am)
Row 4. Getting kinda small, but I think I can ID some....
Fiat, maybe Punto?
Dame Edna 5 series wagon.
Seat. Leon? wagon I guess.
Fiesta 5 door.
Another Fiesta? It's cut off so hard to tell.
CLS in the way back, too.
Can't ID the generic looking white 5 door in the back.
Brazil gets a lot of these cars so I've seen a lot of them in person before.
Nov 12, 2012 (8:17 am)
#34903 of 38598 Re: Stately> [andys120]
Nov 12, 2012 (8:22 am)
Right again Graham, it's a1951 Jaguar Mark V and that's the standard body AFAIK. As for the rear window, that's the first appearance of the C-shaped side window which was seen on subsequent Jag saloons for many years.
#34904 of 38598 Re: TV Still> [bhill2]
Nov 12, 2012 (8:23 am)
Yep that is an early Euro-spec 1967 Fiat 124 Sport Spider/1438. You can tell by the thin strips in the grille. We in the US only got 1438s from '68 to '70 IIRC when they were replaced by the 1608cc version.
#34905 of 38598 Re: TV Still> [andys120]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Nov 12, 2012 (9:43 am)
The 124 Spider was a fragile car but light years ahead of British sports cars in terms of suspension and driver comfort---not nearly as rugged, though, and pretty torque-less. The most brilliant aspect of the 124 was how easily the top went up and down---a one-hand affair for the driver, as opposed to needing 4 people and a come-a-long to fasten an MGB top.
#34906 of 38598 Re: "For Lease" [andys120]
Nov 12, 2012 (10:22 am)
1969 Plymouth GTX.
To my eyes, the '68 and '69 Belvedere/Satellite/Road Runner/GTX was the best-styled Mopar...ever (well, at least in the late sixties). I think there's not a bad line anywhere on those cars.
#34907 of 38598 Re: TV Still> [Mr_Shiftright]
Nov 12, 2012 (11:37 am)
I'll cop to torque-less. Even in it's 1600cc form you had to rev the snot out of it but I'm not sure that was a bad thing, I remember it being a lot of fun.
Compared to it's British brethern it wasn't that fragile, it certainly had better structural integrity than the body-on-frame Brits. Mechanical and electrical equipment was generally better and so were exhaust systems. I got seven years of huge fun out of my Sport Spider in NY area driving but I had to ditch my TR4A after four years. It was shot after only 44K miles!