Date: 5 Mar 2002 16:16:02 GMT
Subject: Re: Why SAAB 93 !

Someone who looks an awful lot like Frank Coviello <> wrote: > Without a doubt, that is the strangest naming timeline I have ever heard of. > Anybody know why the model 98 is 9 years newer than the model 99? Perhaps > theres a good reason but it's lost on me.... Because the 98 was based on the 96's platform, and they left room for it. "for future expansion". Engineering types do that alot. I suspect the 91 was before the 90 because they finished it first, but started designing it second. (airplanes). About the later names, all I can suggest is by then, marketing started naming the cars rather than engineering, because they're less-than-logical. Dave Hinz

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