[extropy-chat] european imports

Brian Lee brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 24 14:42:03 UTC 2004

Don't forget the optimal swedish car, the saab. Drive both a saab and a 
volvo and see what you think.


>From: "Spike" <spike66 at comcast.net>
>To: "'ExI chat list'" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: [extropy-chat] european imports
>Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 23:11:36 -0800
>I know a lot of Europeans hang out on extropians.
>Do offer me advice on this, offlist is fine, altho
>many here might be interested in your answer.
>I am looking at a new car and I like the BMWs and
>Volvos, but they cost about half again as much
>as a comparable 'murican car.  Question: in Germany,
>does a beemer cost half again what an American
>car costs, or are they about the same?  In Sweden,
>how do American car costs compare with Volvos?  Im
>trying to figure out how much of the cost differential
>is due to import costs and how much due to, I assume,
>higher quality parts and accessories?  Or what?  Im
>a motorcycle guy, don't know from cars.  In motorcycles,
>BMWs are good, but maybe not as much better as the
>cost differential would suggest.  Naddy, do you know
>from cars?  Anders?
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