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Date: 10 Aug 2000 10:19:41 GMT
From: M.G.Richnopsam.ac.uk (Martin Rich)
Subject: Re: The end of Saab as we know it?


In article <3990341f_1nopsamna.netset.com>, jacknopsamsynecdoche.net says... > >General Motors' current line of cars is a reasonably built, and reasonably >engineered one. However... The idea of a "Saab Blazer" is, I think, >terrifying to all Saab fans. Consider the following "mesh" of brand >values: > > >Blazer Saab > >Iron-block 4.3L V6 Turbo fours >Body-on-frame Unibody >RWD, part-time 4WD FWD >Automatic transmission Standard transmission available (And preferred) >Live rear axle Uh, Saab used to have a two-stroke in the back.. >Amazingly bad interior "Aircraft" aesthetic >4700lbs 3300 lbs with everything >NASCAR NPR > Remember that General Motors has made cars in Europe for decades which are very unlike the American big-car stereotype. Say what you like about the Corsa (3 cylinder, 1 litre in its basic version), which is probably the most popular GM car around where I live, but you wouldn't call it a gas-guzzling monster Martin

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