Date: 08 Feb 2002 12:13:01 GMT
From: jmel5nopsamcomnospam (JMEL5)
Subject: Re: 9-5 Aero torque steer & handling?

I test drove 9-5 Aero last week, and there was quite a bit of torque steer under hard hard accerlation. I am going to test a 9-3 Viggen this weekend, so I can let you know how that is in comparison, though all the car mags call it the king of torque steer. After the 9-5 I drove a BMW 530, which was a much more solid feeling car, but for me it simply didn't have that low end punch that the Saab Aero has. JJ > >I know the 9-3 Viggens are sorta notorious for torque steer, but I was >wondering if the new 9-5 Aero had the same driving characteristics? > >Also, anyone know how well the 9-5 Aero stacks up against all >wheel/rear wheel drive sedans in its class(bmw, mercedes, audi, volvo, >etc) as far as overall handling and road feel?

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