Event Coverage: Northern Worthersee 2017 - Most of the rest

For this Penultimate installation of my NoWo coverage, I'll show you the cars that, for whatever reason, didn't get much time in front of the lens. I'll start with this collection of Merkurs. For those of you who don't know, Merkur was sort of an odd, short-lived (1985 - 1989) brand selling cars from Ford of Germany. Merkur sold 2 models: The Scorpio sedan, and this, the XR4Ti, a slightly redesigned Ford Sierra XR4Ti. This example has body parts from the Sierra Cosworth.

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The XR4Ti was a rear-wheel driven sports coupe, built by Karmann Coachworks in Germany, and powered by Fords' 2.3L Turbo "Lima" 4-cylinder engine, making up to 175hp at up to 14psi of boost.

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These cars slightly resemble the Fox Body Mustang. This one, moreso. It's got the 5.0L V8 from a mid-90's Mustang GT under the hood.

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Before this, I had only ever seen 2 merkurs in one place. Seeing 4 XR4Ti's in one spot, and parked together, was pretty cool.

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These were two of the three Mini Coopers at the show. For some reason, I didn't get any shots of this mini (from the end of that post).

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You might remember this Trabant 601 from my coverage of Motorstadt earlier this year. Check out that post for a more in-depth write-up on the car.

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This Volvo C30 was a really cool car. Every time I see these cars, I get just a little bit excited. I think because it's one of the few cars you can get with an inline 5 engine.

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This Volvo 740 sedan was pretty well done. Maybe it's due to my Swedish roots...(kind of), or maybe it's because the car still has those sharp edges and little in the way of swooping body lines, but I love this car.

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I'll wrap this post up with this Volvo 164 sedan. I almost never see these cars, so it's always cool to see them so well preserved like this one.

Well, that almost does it for my NoWo coverage. Please, check back soon for more content, and the last post from NoWo. I'll bet you can guess what brand I've saved for last...

-Phil

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