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Posted by A1-turbo (more from A1-turbo) on Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:45:10
In Reply to: Re: Not a bad article..., EGD [Profile/Gallery]
, Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:28:16
I too feel that a strong case can be made that had GM not taken over the company, Saab probably wouldn't have lasted as long as it did. Unfortunately, Saab always seemed to be a financially precarious company.
Also, Saabs were being pretty well discounted not just ten years before Spyker took over but back in the 1990s and even the 1980s. e.g., the equivalent of $6K to $7K (adjusting for inflation) off the purchase price of a new 9000 was common in the 1980s and it could climb to $10K (inflation adjusted) or more especially at year-end leftover time. Saab was also pretty aggressive about pushing and incentivizing leasing during these periods as well.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Anatomy of a Murder: How Saab Was Sent to an Early Grave, Scott Paterson , Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:04:18
- Great Discussion: Comments and a Question, Aero51, Sat, 2 Mar 2019 09:53:15
- It's bigger than GM, Bloodnose , Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:43:431
- Not a bad article..., JerseySaab , Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:08:511
- Re: Not a bad article... it's a really bad article, QuietTide , Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:02:562
- Re: Not a bad article..., EGD , Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:28:161
- Saab discounts, A1-turbo, Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:45:10 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Not a bad article..., JerseySaab , Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:55:25
- Re: Not a bad article..., Scott Paterson , Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:34:22
- Too far ahead of their time like Tesla, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:27:591
- Hatchbacks ahead of their time..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:07:551
- Re: Hatchbacks, A1-turbo, Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:01:36
- 2nd car = Rabbit, Scott Paterson , Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:56:54
- Re: Hatchbacks, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:52:44
- +1, mlc , Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:49:16
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