Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 07:36:10 GMT
From: Marc Escuro <mgescuronopsam.com>
Subject: Re: New Saab SUV


On 11/24/01 5:38 AM, in article 20011124083846.12519.00001406nopsamx.aol.com, "JMEL5" <jmel5nopsamcomnospam> wrote: > Well, developing an SUV is not squandering, it's like minting money for car > companies. I read somewhere that Ford makes an $8,000 profit on the Explorer, > its most profitable vehicle. Sadly, even Porsche is coming out with one, and > BMW already has that ridiculous looking SUV trudging along the streets. > Interestingly enough, Porsche lovers rejected the 928 model because it was a > front engine, water-cooled V-8, but they'll accept an SUV from the same > company? I guess time will tell if people will accept the Cayenne. Porsche has wanted to kill the 911 line for YEARS.... But it's still putting around the roads, kept alive by Porsche fanatics. But if the Cayenne will outrun the ML55.... People are going to like it. Don't underestimate the X5. It's got a good feel to it. Is it worth the $62,000?? No. I'd rather buy an Escalade. -- Marc Escuro mgescuronopsam.com "...when all hope is gone, you know sad songs say so much..."

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