Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 19:35:34 +0100
From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?


Adrian wrote: > Eeyore (rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com) gurgled happily, > sounding much like they were saying : > > >> Or, indeed, Keith Adams' website, www.austin-rover.org.uk - > >> specifically the "Rivals" page. Oh, look. 9000. > >> http://www.austin-rover.co.uk/index.htm?xxrivalsf.htm > >> > >> I count six hatches and 12 saloons in the "rivals" list. Of those > >> available as hatches, only three didn't have a saloon version - XM, > >> R25 and Croma. Strange how none of those three set the sales charts > >> alight. > > > Has it never occurred to you that a bad or uninteresting car might not > > set the sales chart alight simply because it was a bad or > > uninteresting car ? > > Would you actually recognise a clue if it ran up to you, waving a big > banner with "I'm a clue!" written on it, and bit you in the bollocks? > > OK, here's a challenge for you... > > Name me *one* executive-class hatchback that's sold in anything other than > relatively insignificant tuppence-ha'penny numbers since the mid 90s. Do you consider Saab 9000 sales to be insignificant ? Of course, you can't sell something that doesn't exist can you ? Maybe you missed that 'clue' ? Furthermore, is sales volume the only figure of merit your understand ? How does Aston Martin for example do in that regard ? I expect you think they must be rubbish becasue they don't sell very many. I suppose that probably makes the Mondeo the best car around too. Graham

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