At least the Land Cruiser has a lot more 'U'.
Joshua Milton wrote:
> Oh go ahead. Besides Ive come to realize my 91 Pathfinder is no more
> an SUV than an a good old FJ40-55 Landcruiser or a Patrol.
> joshua milton
> 69 1600 <--Soon to live
> encino, ca
> --- John F Sandhoff <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Our friends from down under ask:
> > > We have figured out that an "SUV" is
> > > a four wheel drive or something similar. What we
> > haven't figured out is
> > > what the initials "SUV" stands for.
> > The auto manufacturers tell us it stands for 'Sport
> > Utility Vehicle'.
> > Imagine taking a pickup truck frame, putting an
> > oversized car
> > body on it, and lining it with plush. At several
> > thousand pounds
> > and way off the ground (most of them tend to tip
> > over in slalom
> > tests), it certainly isn't a sports car. With all
> > that plush and at the
> > outrageous $$$ it certainly isn't a utility vehicle.
> > Since there are
> > fellow SUV owners on this list I wish to remain on
> > speaking
> > terms with, I won't repeat some of the alternative
> > acronyms
> > that get kicked about :-)
> > -- John
> > John F Sandhoff email@example.com
> > Sacramento, CA