[ROVERNET - UK] Prejudice on the Rovernet..again(possible diatribe enclosed)

David Read defender110 at ozemail.com.au
Sun Oct 22 22:25:38 BST 2006


Paul Smith wrote:
> So Rover importers were people who stood on the eastern seaboard and watched for coracles, in the hope they contained a Rover?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com
> [mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com]On Behalf Of David Read
> Sent: Monday, 23 October 2006 7:52 am
> To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
> Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Prejudice on the Rovernet..again(possible
> diatribe enclosed)
> Nathan Obuch wrote:
> <snip>
>>     Bringing the topic back to Rovers, but with a
>> slightly political tie-in-- I've always wondered what
>> the demographic of Rover buyers in the USA was. In the
>> UK, where a Rover would have been a mainstream choice
>> of motorcar the demographics seem straightforward (if
>> split pre and post P6)-- but a Rover was definitely an
>> "off the beaten path" choice for an American
>> purchaser. What sort of person bought them when new? 
>> Nathan  
> <snip>
> I thought Rovers were imported by placing each wheel
> in a coracle, pointing them in the direction of the
> Americas and giving a gentle shove ...
> Cheers
> Dave
> South Oz

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