Date: Sun, 12 Sep 1999 12:37:00 +0400 From: "Georges Farah" <gfarahnopsameme.co.ae> Subject: Re: Why I own a SAAB
I recently bought a Saab 900 black, convertible, full options, 16 valves mod. '93 for $10,000.00 I was a Bimmer maniac, probably I still am. Though great, BMW is overpriced. This is why I bought the Saab. I enjoy driving the Saab; However, 2 reasons are pushing me to sell it back. First, because Saab is rare, I could not find spare parts sometimes even at the dealers' shop. If spare parts are available, they are extremely overpriced. Because I'm living in Dubai, the AC is crucial. I needed a switch for the AC and I had to wait for 3 weeks before it was available. The price, don't ask. second, the engine performance to body weight is so slow. Especially when I slow down and I have to take off again, it takes a while to recapture a Honda, not a BMW. Besides, the engine is overheated so I have to add coolant almost daily. ---------- In article <19990821131724.24618.00002285nopsaml1.aol.com>, safeamgarynopsamcom (SAFEAMGARY) wrote: > I'm a new owner of a 95 900cs Convertible Turbo and LOVE it. I have to admit I > was a BMW fanatic everything was BMW I had a 94 325 and thought it was the best > thing since sliced bread. On June 16th I was hit from the side by a 82 Dodge > van and the Bimmer was totaled. At that point I needed a new car. In south > Louisiana convertibles are the thing. So I went to my local lot and ran across > a 95 325 Convetible with 45.000 miles for $29.000 right next to it was a > georgous Silver 95 900 Turbo Converitble with 48,000 miles and a sticker of > $19,000. I knew I loved the BMW untill I drove the SAAB. BMW's are great but I > am now a true SAAB maniac!! Part of the reason I liked the SAAB more than the > overpriced BMW is that you don't see many if any SAAB's on the road. They > aren't nearly as pretentious as a BMW. What I mean by that when the normal > person sees a 27 male driving a BMW there are assuptions made of him. A SAAB > doesn't have those problems. > I will tell you this EVERY time I get gas, someone says these famous > two words, "NICE CAR" some times I get "NICE CAR , WHAT IS IT??" I get thumbs > up driving down the interstate and always the pretty girl next to me mouths the > words "I love your car". This may sound like an ego thing but its not I didn't > buy the BMW beacuse of the negativity it brings as a rich persons car, the SAAB > is just a great buitiful car.