Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 07:23:11 GMT
From: "Alvaro" <alvaro9000nopsama.es>
Subject: Re: Low demand for 1999 off lease Saab 9-5's?


"Saab Guy" <SaabynopsamalBox.com> wrote in message news:dedeaf7e.0205131348.a61b3b1nopsaming.google.com... > I think that (As far as selling new Saabs) they need to market them > beter and PROVE they are worth what you pay for them. I mean who > wouldn't have slight reservations about paying $40,000 for a car with > a 4 cyl. Engine?!? Also, I think they need to take those features > that make Saab...unique and market them to death. Like the dead > locking system, now I know that there are other european cars that > have this too but I had to scour the internet to find out what the > dead locking system even was...or the ignition between the seats, I > mean that scares people away but honestly, how many of you still find > it annoying (Assuming you drive a Saab and have driven it for more > than a week)I mean I thought that having the ignition where it was > was...silly but I didn't have any major reservations against it, and > once I found out the benefits of it (Locks transmission vs steering > wheel etc) I thought "Thats brilliant!" Or the fact that Saabs have a > rediculously low theft rate (At least in the US form what I > understand) much more important than theft is reducing the knee injuries in case of an accident against theignition key. That was the main reason for the change. Saab it is full of surprises and many of them refer to security. For me is a big concern, and I agree with you they should use that kind of advantage to sell more and better cars. Alvaro Spain > Saab needs some help so they don't disappear, but not too much help, I > like being able to buy a 3 year old car that cost as much as a 5+ year > old car from an other manufacturer... > > Maybe they sould steal Arby's old slogan, Saabs are different, > different is good, I don't know...

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