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Thanks for the reply, Neil! I, too, enjoy the fact that I don't see any other Viggens on the road (except my brother's identical car now and again).
I know that lots of sports cars (historically and even now) are open-tops. All I said was that the OG9-3 convertible chassis is not a great starting point for handling. Boxter? Miata? Sure!
I understand the "thrill" of an open vehicle. Someday, I'll own a Saab convertible (I promise). Since I gave up my motorcycle, I've sought my "thrills" on the public roads in terms of cars that bring a smile to my face. The Viggen does that. The driving experience, the look, all of it. I love the car. Even our 9-5 Aero wagon (automatic transmission and all = :o( ) is a blast to have in the family.
I do miss a car that handles properly "well." (I'm seriously not interested in going much faster. I want crisp handling.)
'03 9-5 Aero Wagon, AT, Steel/Charcoal
'00 9-3 Viggen, 5D, Silver/Black
'93 9000 Aero, 5MT, Cirrus/Black
'04 9-5 Aero Wagon, AT, Nocturne/Granite
'86 900 SPG, 5MT, Edwardian/Buffalo Grey
Posts in this Thread:
- Viggen love, Saabu , Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:59:22
- Re: Viggen love, Saabu , Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:50:48
- Re: Viggen love, Bernie , Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:36:20
- Keeping mine primarily stock, MI-Roger , Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:13:18
- Re: Viggen love, Justin VanAbrahams, Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:06:14
- Re: Viggen love, SPG Jr , Tue, 31 Oct 2017 04:23:25
- Re: Viggen love just fix whatever breaks i say ! & optimise it !, neil dale , Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:54:09
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