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Re: Poetry and Proper Name....

Subject: Re: Poetry and Proper Name....
From: John Steczkowski <>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2000 23:14:06 -0600
In the owners manual 'verts are called tourers. That may be because
roadsters have side curtains and a removeabe top.

John S.

----Original Message-----
   >From:       Paul Hunt <>
   >To:         Dan DiBiase <>
   >Cc:         Colin Brown <>;
   >Subject:            Re: Poetry and Proper Name....
   >Type:       IPM.Note
   >Date:       Tuesday, March 14, 2000 1:38 PM
   >"Roadster" seems to be the usual definition, although I believe that was
   >originally an American term.  "Tourer" sounds much too relaxed for a
   >car.  "GT" originally stood for "Grand Tourer" or "Gran Tourismo", but I
   >certainly don't consider my roadster a "Not So Grand Tourer".
   >----- Original Message -----
   >From: Dan DiBiase <>
   >To: Paul Hunt <>
   >Cc: Colin Brown <>; <>
   >Sent: Monday, March 13, 2000 11:57 PM
   >Subject: Poetry and Proper Name....
   >> I always liked anything Peter Egan from Road & Track Magazine wrote
   >> about MG's - or anything he wrote, period...
   >> By the way, is my convertible MGB a "roadster" or a "tourer"? Or both?
   >> Dan D
   >> in literary Dayton, NJ
   >> 76 MGB Roadster

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