Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 04:21:11 +0100 From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?
Ric wrote: > > > > The 9000CS really hit the spot for me. > > Yep, I used to have one and have been looking for a replacement ever since. > I currently have a Mercedes C Sport coupé - a sort of shrunk replacement > that can at least carry skis, bicycles, bags of cement etc, but nowhere near > as many of them as the 9000CS. Saab had a brilliant niche there - until some > stupid marketing twat fucked it up for them. Exactly. If you were the kind of person who wanted a decent size executive hatchback, you bought a Saab. It was that simple. They had 100% of that market. Why they casually threw it away is a puzzle but I suspect US/GM influence. Graham