Touring and Station Wagon is a good guess. Salon (not saloon, saloon is a
bar) is the 4-door, which is the Sedan in the states. Cabriolet is a
convertible, coupe is a 2-door, sedan and salon is a 4-door, and touring is
a station wagon.
This is getting a little more complicated than I thought it would.
Is there an automotive difference between "Saloon" and "Salon" or is
there a regional usage of both terms that mean the same thing?
On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 16:45:00 -0400, "Tom K."
A SEDAN is either a portable chair that one is carried on and thus is transposed
to the US version of a mode of transport "SEDAN" or in the UK terminology
A SALON on the other hand is most commonly referred to as in "Hair Salon"
meaning a hairdresser's shop or establishment or as someone else mentioned "a
gathering" where women flock together to moan and chatter about nothing whilst
having their hair cut, dyed, styled etc.
A man, on the other hand, simply has a "hair cut" and moans about some sport or
other instead of talking some sense - but then it's the only time we get isn't -
it? like sitting on the lavatory reading the paper or the latest
Sir Hugh of Bognor
The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.
On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 20:21:07 GMT, "Jeff Strickland"
That reminds me of a joke that only works if spoken and even then only
with Merkin pronunciation.
Why does a chicken coop only have two doors?
Because it if had four doors, it would be a chicken sedan.
Neither is a UK term. 'Touring' was sort of invented by BMW. A tourer is a
convertible non sports car with usually more than two seats - rather like
a 3 Series.
A station wagon in the UK is called an estate car. Which the lord of the
estate might well send to meet a train. ;-)
*Filthy stinking rich -- well, two out of three ain't bad
Dave Plowman email@example.com London SW
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