Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 13:05:05 +0000 (UTC)
From: H. <>
Subject: Re: is this a deal? on the 2002 93

Erm..... glad to hear you like your Saab....... you mad bastard! ;-) On 10 Feb 2002 16:04:57 -0800, (Bob) wrote: >Hi Guys: > >I just leased my Saab 93 with Prestige package (red with beige >leather) with 3100 down and 354/mo for a 15000/yr 3 yrlease. I dont >drive cars fellas, i wreck them, literally, with my crazy abusive >driving, so forget lecturing me about buying! > >What can i tell you. I was 9 months before end of lease on a 2000 VW >GTI GLX (2100 down with 385/mo with same conditions. The GTI is a >superb luxo hatch (climate, automatic wipers, leather heated, dimming) >with one major flaw. The dumb Krauts forgot to balance the suspension. >As a result it leans so heavy in corners that you'll thing it will >flip over the front end corner (the one facing the outside of the >turn). Needless to say this prompted emesis in my better half who >could barely handle my spirited rides (60mph in tight turns etc). >Furthermore Turkins immigrant workers are apparently unionizing in >Germany, so they have shifted production to Brazil from 2001, and you >can only guess how quality will shift :( > >I went to the dealer casually on Friday to test drive a Saab cause i >read about the leases on the net. I was hoping that if i liked it i >could get it in November at the end of my old lease. > >And yes i liked it so this 20 yo dealer guy just picked up the phone >and bought out the GTI from VW credit in 5 minutes then called his >wholesale dealer and sold it for 500 on top, then made me a lease >agreement and BINGO there i was, driving off 2 hours later in a Saab. >My wife almost had a heart attack but trust me, she recovered quickly >once seated in the passenger seat :) > >I still cant believe how i lucked out ! Don't get me wrong now, no GTI >but this car takes a lot of finesse to tap the power of turbo on a >standard shifter. But once unleashed, this beast started burning tire >shifting from 2nd to 3rd (with traction control light on haha). >Furthermore although no BMW, it handles cornering in a great way, so >much more easier on the skirts :) And the sweet sounding turbo >BRRRRRRRRM is what made me baptise him Rode Orm (Red Orm) after the >main character of a historical novel by a guy Bengtson, about a viking >with a lust for blood and adventure. Did i tell you how i love to >tease the guys from OnStar (free for one year) with request like "I'm >headed to Domino's, can you please order for me?") > >My wife caught me in the garage, sitting and looking at the car >earlier today. Needless to say my cheeks turned red and she turned >yellow with jealousy. > >Sorry to finish saying that i am a slave of Viggen, and i will ride >all the way to Valhalla with him (Odin or not in it:)). > >Bob > > > > > > > >"Ron H" <ronhjrnopsamnet> wrote in message news:<a2fp4b$6s9$>... >> Over this weekend I went to local Saab Dealership here in the States. >> I was offered a 2002 Saab 93, which list for 32765.00, for only: $26750.00. >> Yes, $6000.00 off sticker. The car was a part of the dealership's loaner >> program, >> and is less than 6 months, old and has than than 5000 miles on it. >> With this deal, I was unable to take a part of the 2.9% financing/ 60 months >> SAAB is offering >> but the dealership did offer me 5.99% through a local bank. >> >> Please reply...IS this a Deal???? >> thanks >> ronhjrnopsamnet

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