Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 09:13:09 +0100
From: "DervMan" <thedervmannospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?


"johannes" <johsnospam2846553-efitter.com> wrote in message news:46F0D7A4.E63D4E5Dnospam2846553-efitter.com... > > > DervMan wrote: >> >> "Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote in message >> news:46F0513B.5BED939Anospamail.com... >> > >> > >> > Adrian wrote: >> > >> >> Ric (fraybentosnospaman.ra) gurgled happily, sounding much like they >> >> were >> >> saying : >> >> >> >> > I lost interest in Saabs about five years ago when they stopped >> >> > making >> >> > hatchbacks. Have they reintroduced them yet? It was their best >> >> > feature! >> >> >> >> Do I presume you're in the US? >> >> >> >> Here in Europe, much of the "executive car" market - where the 93 >> >> sits - >> >> view hatchbacks as being inferior to saloons, and will buy a saloon in >> >> preference. >> > >> > Really ? >> >> Yes, absolutely. Hatchbacks are for neds / pikeys / scruff, because they >> need to carry things. Saloons are for carrying people. >> >> Or so that's the spirit of it. :) > > Yes, if you're carrying passengers in the rear (e.g. taxis) then the > passengers don't like the whiff of cold air when the hatch is opened. > > But when the 9-5 replaced the 9000 in 1998, there were big moans in saab > clubs about the loss of cargo space. This was addressed much later by the > 9-5 estate. And still the same moans I'll bet. My solution to the problem (no kiddies): you're a freeloader, walk then... :P -- The DervMan www.dervman.com

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