New OC Status symbol....

Tim Byars (
Thu, 6 Aug 1998 14:33:22 -0700

> BMW TESTS NEW SUV -- The internal working codename is E53. But
> reports say BMW will invent a new "marketing-speak" name for its new
>sport utility
> vehicle, such as "sport activity vehicle" or "extended mobility vehicle."
>Whatever you
> call it -- one thing is for sure: BMW's entry in the SUV market will call
> South Carolina home. This 4-wheel-drive hybrid, based on the 5-Series
>sedan, is
> expected to be built alongside the Z3. It's slated to arrive in time for
>a 2000 model-year
> launch .



Don't go lookin' for snakes you might find them. ...Metallica

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