Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 05:41:09 +0000
From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: Funny quote about the SAAB 9-3 based Cadillac BLS


dxyzcnospamam.com wrote: > On 3/10/2005 6:25 PM, Pooh Bear wrote: > > saabyurk wrote: > > > > > >>>From www.sniffpetrol.com under Cadillac BLS: > >>One of the more intriguing Geneva debuts was this Europe-only Caddy, > >>based on the SAAB 9-3. "The logic behind this is simple," said a > >>spomkesan (sic). "No one seems to like SAABs anymore so we thought we'd > >>re-body one of their models as another kind of car that Europeans don't > >>like". > > > > > > If GM think Europeans want to buy US styled barges, they'd better think > > again. Over here owning a Cadillac would be a bit like making a really > > strong ' I have really bad taste ' statement. > > > > Chrysler also seem to think they can sell this monstrosity here too. > > > > http://www.chrysler.co.uk/chrysler/300cpage.aspx?ID=287,17 Based on the > > previous generation E class Merc chassis I believe. > > > > Apparently it handles like a boat. > > > > Maybe the Caddy will handle better unless that's been Americanised too ? > > > > > > Graham > > > > the 300c kicks ass. My Dad has one and it is a great car for the money. I recall the Top Gear 'review' of it. If you can live with the 'gansta looks' it's good value. Still handles like a barge though. Where are you posting from btw ? Graham

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