Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 15:45:44 +0100
From: johannes <johsnospam-85635457321546-fitter.com>
Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?


big dom wrote: > > "Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote in message > news:46F14041.D0EBAE01nospamail.com... > > > > > > johannes wrote: > > > >> Eeyore wrote: > >> > > >> > You seriously think a potential Saab purchaser was really likely to be > >> > thinking > >> > of buying a Granny or a Rover 800 !!! ??? I don't see it myself. I'm > >> > astonised > >> > actually. > >> > >> I once looked at the 'new' Granada when it came out in mid 80's. The > >> hatchback > >> style was then a departure, and thought to appeal to a younger and more > >> trendy > >> professional man. The Granada I looked at had an 1.8L 90 bhp engine, 4 > >> gears > >> and no power assisted steering. How things has changed... > > > > I have *never* looked at a Granny. It was an utter POS IMHO. > > I doubt they sold many 1.8's.... > > The v6 was nice. I liked them, well equipped, roomy. as good as a 9000 for > less money IMO.... Yes, the top of range Scorpio model was a nice car. Later on they all became Scorpios to escape the granny tag.

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