I must admit to some degree of puzzlement when seeing "leather" etc and
"German" in association in the same sentence. Whilst, of course, they do
have it, it is more common to think of 'English' cars in this connection,
especially if the words "luxurious" or "sumptious" are brought into play.
Ownership of the marque is neither here nor there as the present owners seem
to want to continue the tradition started decades ago.
I have a fairly upmarket model from one of the said German brands with
leather seats and wood trim. The leather is actually quite nice but the
wood trim definitely looks like it came out of a plastics molding machine.
The overall effect is nowhere near the 'drawing room luxury' of a Jag or
Actually the main reason I have leather is because I was advised to get it
in view of the car being a cab (riolet, not taxi-) and leather being more
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