Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2000 01:06:07 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <>
Subject: Re: Ride quality?

Four Weis wrote: > > My '86 900 has what has been described as a rough ride, so maybe the changes > occurred long before 1996. However, the 900 has no body roll, no front end dive > or rear end squat. It takes turns like it is on railroad tracks. This is what I > consider performance handling. For this type of handling, I will put up with the > "rough ride". I never drove a 99, so I don't know if it handles the same as the > 900s. You never did define what you meant by "excellent" handling, as this is a > phrase abused by many ads ranging from Lincoln town cars to pick-up trucks. > > RobertK464 wrote: > I am not so sure that I would call my 9000 CSE 2.0 LPT a performance car. It is a heavy car and is probably beaten by many small GTI type of cars. The point of the firm suspension is that it is a nice car to drive because the handling is stable and predictable, thereby making driving at normal speeds easy and enjoyable. Johannes

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