Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2000 21:35:24 +0100
From: Goran Begicevic <goran.begicevicnopsamech.se>
Subject: Re: Should I buy a new 9-3 SE Coupe turbo????


Yepp...extra rigidity probably doesn't mean much in case of accident. It's more about how car feels when cornering, equipped with sporty rubber and stiff suspension. Also, expect more sqeaks and rattle in cab after few years. Personally, i prefere coupe becuse it's sportier and less expensive...but if looks are important, cab is the way to go. The cab is good looking car. Cheers. Viktor Haag wrote: > > Goran Begicevic <goran.begicevicnopsamech.se> writes: > > > Coupe is torsionally more rigid (twist-resistant)... > > True -- does that make any signifcant difference in the feel of > the ride? I test drove both types, and didn't notice any > difference at all. Both seemed equally solid on the road. > > I have a sneaking suspicion that any accident I got into where > the extra solidity because of the lack of passenger doors was a > significant factor would very likely mean a replacement of the > vehicle anyway... > > Perhaps I'm mistaken. > > -- > Viktor Haag Senior Technical Writer, RIM > Results of today's Quote-O-Matic: > "OSs and GUIs come and go, only Emacs has lasting power"

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