Welsh petrolhead and motoring journalist with a taste for boxy Eighties performance cars. Editor @FleetWorldGroup and @UKCOTY judge.

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@alexgrantuk — 5,007 followers, 17,521 tweets

Jul 28, 2017

@sld5150 Ah the delights of literally translated slang. Google couldn't figure out "für Sage und Schreibe" either.

Jul 28, 2017

@sld5150 Lightbulb moment! "Lackkleid" is "plastic clothes" - the car must have been wrapped.

Jul 28, 2017

@sld5150 Lacquer would fit some of the context. I assume it's a paint job. But I'm pretty it's not a skin tight leather dress.

Jul 28, 2017

@sld5150 Oh weird, it didn't translate at all when I ran it through Gmail: "Opel Kadett C Coupé with 2,0 Liter white and yellow Lackkleid"

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