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Re: 92X - how does it compare with earlier generation Saabs?
Posted by JimBlake [Email] (# 141) [Profile/Gallery] (more from JimBlake) on Mon, 26 Jun 2006 09:21:04
In Reply to: 92X - how does it compare with earlier generation Saabs?, Todd inMA, Sat, 24 Jun 2006 06:54:16

Having owned the others you ask about...

My '89 C900 was a 16v non-turbo so it wasn't very fast. My '05 9.2x aero is way faster (no surprise) but you need to keep the revs up. Not much power below 3000 rpm.

The rear driveline takes up a lot of room. The trunk/hatch floor is surprisingly high. Cargo room is a lot smaller than either the C900 or the 9.3.

One handling issue I never liked about the C900 was the short wheelbase, long overhangs, & higher polar moment. That's so much better in the 9.2x.

Our '01 9.3 base feels kinda soft & flexy. It could use the steering rack brace, etc. That's a lot better in the 9.2x.

The other cars got better gas mileage than the 9.2x. But that might be related to my driving habits...

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