Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 23:53:40 -0800 From: "Photogenix" <Photognxnopsamcom.com> Subject: Re: recent former bmw/audi owners?
Try the Spell Check" Ted "Ted Harris" <slberfuchsnopsamcom> wrote in message news:20021117115847.20004.00000023nopsamh.aol.com... > I switched from a BMW 325i to aSaab 9000 and have never regretted the switch. > I am no won my second 9000. The BMW may have been a bit more responsivbe in > curves at higg speeds but the ride was harder too. It was definitely more > spartanly finished then my 1996 CSE and, although it carried a luxury price > tag, didn;t feel like a luxury car inside while the Saabs do. > > For highway driving I like the Saab as well or better than the BMW. For > service costs I think they ar about the same. As far as build and longevity > are concerned again I thik it is a tossup. My last BMW went a hair under > 200,000 miles before I "retired" it because it was going to need $1500 in > exhaust work and another $1000 in work on the interior. My current Saab is at > 95K sono way to compare. > > I am convinced that in real world safety conditions the Saab is the hands down > winner. I walked away from a collision with a New Jersey Barrier (one of those > long cement things) that I slid into swerving to avoid a turkey on the road > which led to hiting a patch of black ice. I literally got out of the car and > brushed myself off with no no injuries ecxcept a ring ear for awhile from > banging my head on the side of the car. The rear axle was broken, the crivers > side door was sashed in, the windshield was shattered and, the passenger > comaprtment LOOKED LIKE NEW! > The cops were amazed and noted that there had been a lot of accidents there in > the past several days and NO ONE else had walked away. I went ou ttwo days > later and bought my current Saab. I am happy to be back in the Saab fold after > many years away (former 96 and 99 owner). > > > Ted Harris > Resource Strategy > Henniker, New Hampshire -----= Posted via Newsfeeds.Com, Uncensored Usenet News =----- http://www.newsfeeds.com - The #1 Newsgroup Service in the World! -----== Over 80,000 Newsgroups - 16 Different Servers! =-----