[rescue] What a load of...

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 10:15:04 CDT 2007

Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> Our Volvo (an 850 Turbo Diesel wagon) is a small-medium sized car
>> by US standards, but it's pretty big by French standards; most
>> folks here drive itty-bitty things like the Renault Twingo or the
>> Peugeot 107.
> The Volovo 850 is not considered small or even mid-size even here in
> America (at least in the places I am familiar with, like car rental
> firms, etc) - it is considered full-size, and since I, a 6' 7" male
> with the weight of a much taller man can drive one comfortably, I
> think it's full-size too.

I'm reasonably certain that the 850 was officially a mid-size car, 
according to the government and insurance companies.

Peace...  Sridhar

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