Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2000 12:51:52 +0100
From: J <johsnopsamsafish.com>
Subject: Re: 2000 Viggen


Convertibles ? It's a personal choice. I think it is style over substance. The new Mercedes SLK has a nice folding metal roof. Perhaps it is time to scrap the fabric roofs. Johannes saab bloke wrote: > > Agreed to a point - scuttle shake afflicts most convertibles. > > Suspension and handling has been criticised on ALL viggen models. > > J wrote: > > > > saab bloke wrote: > > > > > > The suspension set up it criticised by the motoring press (UK) for not > > > being up to the mark. > > > > > > > The handling criticism was in particular for the 9-3 convertible, I doubt if > > suspension changes will have much effect on the body stiffness here. The > > Viggen convertible might be built differently ? Many other convertibles, > > however, also lacks body stiffness compared to coupe versions. E.g. BMW Z3 . > > > > Johannes

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