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Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 10:05:25 -0600
From: "Tore Voldbekk" <tore_voldbekknopsamandnews.com>
Subject: Re: New Saab SUV


"Marc Escuro" <mgescuronopsam.com> wrote in message news:B821F0F6.16A98%mgescuronopsam.com... > On 11/21/01 3:36 AM, in article 20011121063611.11533.00001359nopsamt.aol.com, > "JMEL5" <jmel5nopsamcomnospam> wrote: > > > The Catera is a decent car that suffered from GM's "brand management". They > > felt they could produce a decent car, not a great car, but a decent car, and > > then advertise and manage its way to sales. The Caddy that Zigs, or was it > > zags? campaign completely flopped. > > The Caddy that Zigs. Too bad it zagged. But it really is a good car. > I needed more power. > What Cadillac SHOULD HAVE REALIZED was that a "Catera cousin" in > Australia sold by Holden Automotive... Had the power and capabilities of > competing with the M5!!!!!! It was in a comparison test in C&D or R&T a few > months back. Stupid move GM.... The Catera is really a Opel. A special edition was produced with Lotus. It could probably even outrun the M5. I have a videoclip of it, when it outruns a swedish police Saab 9000 turbo. (Those are even modified for the police.) The copcar doesn't have a chance in hell. If someone are interested, send me a mail, or give me a note and I can try to upload it somewhere.

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