Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 20:32:14 +0100
From: Kevin Lee <>
Subject: Re: Considering a Saab for the first time---please help me decide ?

On 11 Aug 2000 12:29:18 GMT, maryanneoharanopsamcomnojunk (M. OHara) wrote: >I am in the market for a new car, have always owned Volvo's, but I just do not >like the new S80. I've been considering a BMW 528, but hesitating....I fear >it's not great value, and not a wise choice for winter driving. > >Yesterday, I test-drove a Saab 9-5. I really liked it, and was surprised by its >comfort, power, and handling. The only thing I didn't care for was the ignition >location (do you get used to this?) and the awkward location of the window >controls. Also, there seemed to be a bit of a blind spot when I looked over my >left shoulder. You'll soon get used to the ignition lock. Its there for safety reasons, it won't embed in your knee in the event of a crash and it also locks the transmission as a security measure. Kevin Lee home

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