Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 23:37:08 +0100 From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?
johannes wrote: > Adrian wrote: > > johannes gurgled happily, sounding much like they were saying : > > > > >> With that in mind, I doubt very much that there will be a 93 hatch. > > >> There hasn't been a 95 hatch since they launched it a decade ago, > > >> killing off the 9000 hatch - which was outsold by the saloon. > > > > > Are you sure? I see far more 9000 CS/CSE's around here than the > > > CD/CDE. > > > > Thinking about later ones, I'd certainly guess so - but let's not forget > > that it's skewed by the survival rates. Big hatches are unusual, so 9000 > > hatches may well have survived better. I'm fairly sure that "back in the > > day", there was a load more late 9000 saloons than hatches. > > > > > I did a google on the Saab 9-1 hatchback, there are plenty of sketches > > > out there, but I was not very impressed with what I saw. It looked > > > awkward compared to the elegant Volvo C30. > > > > It gets worse. It's a Vauxhall Astra underneath. > > Here is an interesting website. > http://www.gminsidenews.com/naias/revitalization/saabria/ > The Americanization of next Saabs is quite obvious from these pictures. Gross isn't it ? I recently saw the Top Gear where Clarkson commented on the 9-5 'facelift'. His comment was that they'd put Dame Edna Everage's glasses on it ! http://farm1.static.flickr.com/44/143335616_d909084b9c.jpg?v=0 Graham