Is the SEAT a two door hatch or does it follow the new trend of hidden rear door handles in the C-pillar area? Handsome car anyhow.
Either way, I betcha the rear occupants in the the SEAT have more comfort and room, despite not having their own individual cigarette lighters/ashtray, pillow top seats and rear door handles of the Biarritz. I never understood how they thought the rear occupants could manage to open them without help, though.
I always imagine all the occupants would be chain smoking Mad Men style, discussing their alimony and recent heart attacks, while on the way to the steak house…
It’s a two door (or three door, as they often say), the four/five door Ibiza from that generation looks like the one below. A four/five door wagon was also available.
And I never recall a place or time when I wanted the Eldorado. Not when they came out and not anytime since. The hot hatch on the other hand……
The thing I learned about the Eldo that surprised me is that the coupe and convertible had different windshield shapes – the coupe’s top corners are squared-off and the convertibles’ rounded.
The pimple and the pimpmobile.
Perfect! The pimple outpowers the pimpmobile, I must add.
I’m a huge Eldorado fan. I’ve owned 4 1978 Eldorados and the 425 engine was really a work of art. Cadillac got the fuel economy up to 17 mpg on the highway while shedding no weight at all. Performance was less but they still got up and moved. Luxury was the best in its class and with FWD the feel of acceleration was like a jumbo jet taking off. NO other car had this weight combination of FWD and V-8 power. They went out with bang and even called it the “1978 Biarritz Classic “.
Now I want someone to get a CC photo of a Seat Ibiza next to a Packard Carribean.
Looks like someone has their automatic level control on manual.
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