Does Quattro Mean 4?

Five Germans in an Audi Quattro arrive at the Italian border.
The Italian customs officer stops them and tells them: “Itsa illegalla to putta 5 people in a Quattro!”
“Vot do you mean, it’s illegal?” asks the German driver.
“Quattro means four!” replies the Italian official.
“Quattro iz just ze name of ze automobile” the Germans retort unbelievingly. “Look at ze paperz: Ze car is dezigned to carry 5 people!”
“You canta pulla thata one on me!” replies the Italian customs officer. “Quattro meansa four. You havea five-a people ina your car and you are therefore breaking the law!”
The German replies angrily “You ideeiot! Call ze zupervizor over! Schnell! I vant to spik to zumvun viz more intelligence!!!”
“Sorry” responds! the Italian, “He canta comea … He’sa buzy witha two guys in a Fiat Uno.”

Hat tip to Dani Marcus

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