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Old 12-24-2021, 02:50 PM   #117 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by raubvogel View Post
For a while, the price of having a small and efficient car was it was not as nice to drive for a long distance as a larger one. Compare a 70s Mercedes with a Beetle, or how long it took for VW to make their cars comfortable cruisers.
Sure I wouldn't expect a Beetle to be as smooth as a W123 Mercedes-Benz, but it's not so bad at all. On a sidenote, when it comes to economy cars and better comfort, things changed around the '80s or '90s with models such as the Fiat Uno which was surprisingly roomy for its external size, or the Opel Corsa B which effectively replaced the Beetle in Mexico.
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