Caravelle = Vanagon

CCOHEN ccohen5 at
Sun Sep 9 13:52:01 EDT 2001

It was also the name for a Euro-trash rear engined two door convertible
Renault in the late 60s early 70s.  I am trying to remember its original
name before the up market Caravelle was built.

----- Original Message -----
From: <JordanVw at>
To: <ccohen5 at>; <dawson-md at>; <quattro at>
Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 12:40 PM
Subject: Re: Caravelle = Vanagon

> In a message dated 9/9/2001 11:22:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> colincohen at writes:
> > Was not the Caravelle the up market version, their was an earlier one
> > the time of the R8 and R12?  Anyone remember what is was called?  Two
> > 2+2 soft top, rear engine with a rear axle which was prone to fold the
> > wheels under the car when trail braking.
> >
> >
> the Caravelle is the European name for the VW Vanagon...
> chris

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