Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 15:25:40 +0100
From: Andreas van der Wal <>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9-5 or Charysler 300M ?

"Lloyd R. Parker" wrote: > No, the Volvo S70 GLT (low boost) is the model I'm talking about. Plus, > the 9-5 is already $5000 more than the S70 GLT; how much more will you > have to spend to get comparable performance? Volvo S70 GLT (170hp) 0-100 km/h takes 9.3 sec Saab 9-5 2.3 (170 hp) 0-100 km/h takes 8.5 sec Saab 9-5 2.0 (150 hp) 0-100 km/h takes 10.0 sec I'm not sure which version of the Saab you're talking about, but the above shows that 2.3 beats the Volvo while 2.0 will be beaten. What happens between 70-130 km/h (~45-80 miles/h) I don't know, but my guess is that Saab will not lose, since this is the area where Saab usually is very good. / Andreas

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