Date: Sun, 09 May 1999 20:02:52 -0400
From: (P.T. Goodman)
Subject: Re: Car & Driver Test of the Viggen

In article <4R3Z2.89$7c3.79nopsam235.216.4>, "Pierrick Brenot" <> wrote: > You are right John ! > The philosophy of SAAB has never been quarter mile or 0-60 but 60-100 and > 100-160... > Which are exercices we practice every day on the road or on the highway, > not a furious 0-60 at every traffic light. > > Pierrick Brenot > Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada > 1991 900T > work for Montupet > (the SAAB cylinder head maker) > > > Hi, Pierrick: You can probably do 60 to 100 (mph,I assume), or 100 to 160. But in much of the US, you just can't do that. Especially in the Washington DC area I live, where traffic is extremely heavy and roads are poorly maintained. So, the Car seems to make a lot of sense where you live. Here 0-60 is probably more important. I don't push the limits often though--just when think I need it. Thanks, Pete

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