Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 15:54:39 -0700
From: John Yuen <>
Subject: Re: New 9-5/9-3 high performance model coming in Spring 99

The 9-5 H/O is not official yet, as in you won't find it in the webpages or any officail catalog (same thing with the 9-3 SVO but at least a lot more people know about it) . There have been talk of a H/O or Aero version from day one but nothing is ever confirmed. Most Dealer or even SAAB USA will not advertise that info in fear or affecting existing sales. As far as I know, I'm the only person that he have told this to as I have warned him of this (I told him that SAAB better not put out an AERO 9-5 6 months to a year after I picked up mine) as I have missed out getting a H/O version on my last 2 SAAB by less than a year (900SPG and the 9000 AERO) and he know I will really be pissed if it happens again. Regards John Yuen P.S. He have no resaon to lie to the person who was the 1st to pre-order a 9-5 (and a 900 turbo 16 back in 85) J. Creighton wrote: > I, too, have a 9-5 V6 on order and this article made me wonder. I sent > e-mail to SaabUSA asking if a H/O version of the 9-5 was coming and here's > the reply: > > "...thank you for visiting our Saab website. We are not sure of where you > have heard this particular rumor about a 250 horsepower 9-5, but we have no > plans for such a vehicle at this time. We would love to know from where you > heard this rumor! We hope that this answers your question, and we thank you > for your E-mail. > > Saab Cars USA Internet Department"

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