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Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 00:33:24 GMT
From: "chris" <chrisnospamorld.com>
Subject: Re: 900i Jubilee


"James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> wrote in message news:UKKqd.5389$6o5.2633nospamdc08... > > "Paul Halliday" <pjgh.smtp_relaynospamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message > news:BDD11AA3.12BAC%pjgh.smtp_relaynospamyonder.co.uk... >> in article 30ut8gF34hckaU1nospamberlin.de, Doki at mrdokinospaml.com wrote > on >> 28/11/2004 21:16: >> >> > What's a 3 door worth, in metallic grey? I'm in the UK, so prices in > dollars >> > and euros are bit pointless ;). >> >> If you're talking about the Tjugofem, then less than they should, IMO. > When >> it all boils down, it's a normally aspirated eight valve and as such not >> worth much. What you are paying for with that kind of SAAB is the >> quality. > I >> saw a minter (and I mean a minter!!!) go recently for 750 quid. It was >> number 133 IIRC ... I also saw number 4 shift up my way for around 600 > quid. >> >> So, the Jubilee does get more than normally aspirated eight valves >> usually >> do ... It's one of those cars that needs the right buyer. It only holds >> value to the buyer. You'd be lucky to get 500 quid otherwise. >> >> At a recent SOC meeting, we discussed the Tjugofem and it would appear > that >> they are held with some esteem. The flat nose shape seems to be getting > more >> attention nowadays ... and perhaps the Tjugofem will be of value in the > near >> future. >> >> Nice car, all the same - enjoy it :) >> >> Paul >> >> 1989 900 Turbo S >> http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ >> > > Ah if only nice used cars could be had so cheaply over here, a truly mint > condition C900 would easily fetch over $2500, most of them are a bit beat > by > now and still go for $1200-$1800 with a straight and rust-free body, > average > interior and no major mechanical problems. The way I look at it, if it's > in > great shape why shouldn't it be worth a fair amount? What sort of new car > could you get for even twice the cost of a nice used one that would be > anywhere close in quality, performance, comfort, you name it. Something really special will fetch nice money. A '93 Ruby (last of the C900's) went for 4600 ($8700?) on EBay recently. Saabs are high depreciators when new and that makes them great used bargains. BMW's hold their prices better - every tit seems to want one... But yep in general used cars are cheap here - especially big cars. You can pick up a '92 Jag XJ40 for 500 (and a whole heap of trouble, probably...)

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