Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 20:03:07 -0600
From: dxyzcnospamam.com
Subject: Re: Funny quote about the SAAB 9-3 based Cadillac BLS


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.

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