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Date: Sat, 02 May 1998 14:32:32 -0400
From: ed storey <estoreynopsamnet>
Subject: Re: i need to ask this question i just go to

true however they still are very very distinct if you sat it next to a honda or any other rice burning piece of metal it is DEFINATELY not the same or close to it they kept the style and just seemed to grab the back center of the slanted window and yank it up i have done research and saab is really only influenced by GM in one aspect finacially other then that there is little that GM has done if anything to change saab's maybe more on the supplying side for parts but from whp and where and what i have talked with , looked and read GM did not walk in say we bought your comp[any bam bam you make your cars look like this ] but i too agree this new style is pretty weak keep the tradition alive saab owners dont want new fancy redesigned saabs they just want another saab same style same feel same sound same quality adiso ed patrick timlin wrote: > ed storey (estoreynopsamnet) wrote: > : what is your thoughts on the new body styling saabs > : VS the old classic 900 look > > I prefer the old style. First off the old ones are REAL Saabs and not GM > influenced redesigned. Second, I feel that the old design and look was > very unique and very much Saab (much like Volvos are very distictly > Volvo). But the new body style 900s in my opinion look to much like many > other cars on the road such as Hondas, Toyota, etc. Where as with only the > slightest glance, an old 900 is easy to spot, but with the newer ones, > sometimes you have to take a second look to make sure it it not just > another generic rounded rice burner or equiv. > > Naturally this is strictly my own opinion <grin> although also 100% > correct <laugh>. > > Patrick Timlin >

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