Originally Posted by Garandman
In the mid-80's I owned a 76 Triumph Spitfire in Germany, which I had painted Porsche Red and installed Minilite-look wheels. It's now back in the states, in CO, I'm told. Completely cured me of any desire to own a British car. Then I bought an Audi, which pretty much cured me of any desire to own a German car....
Almost matches my timeline. Owned a 77 in mid 80's myself.