Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 20:45:35 GMT
From: "Jussi Ketola" <jussi.ketolanopsampam.eterra.fi>
Subject: Re: New 9-3 model??


"Johannes H Andersen" <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> wrote in message news:3C910549.E28D37C8nopsamanytime.co.uk... > > > Jussi Ketola wrote: > > > > "Johannes H Andersen" <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> wrote in message > > news:3C90FFCD.CF545C6nopsamanytime.co.uk... > > > > > > > > > Jussi Ketola wrote: > > > > > > > > "Johannes H Andersen" <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> wrote in message > > > > news:3C90FD43.14813B1Cnopsamanytime.co.uk... > > > > > > > > > > Hmm, there are obviously some disguises, but the 9-3 appears to have > > > > > the same "false" window lines at the front doors as the 9-5. Also, > > > > > it seems to be the end of the Saab hatchback. American influence? > > > > > > > > > > Johannes > > > > > > > > If you look closely, you can see, that those hatchback lines come from > > some > > > > plastic boards. I think it's a sedan disguised to look like a hatchback. > > > > > > > > Jussi > > > > > > I know, I should have said: the end for the Saab hatchback. > > > > > > Johannes > > > > Now that I re-read your message I got your meaning... my mistake :-)... > > > > Sad that they decided not to do a hatchback from the new 9-3. And I'm not > > overly enthusiastic about them turbocharging an Opel engine. I have heard > > too many horror stories about Opel engines in general. > > > > Jussi > > Didn't know that it will have an Opel engine. However, I read that a > sports car version will have a the same Opel 200bhp turbo engine as > you can find in an Vauxhall Zafira GS and Vauxhall Astra Coupe. It > can only be to save money... > > Johannes That's what I have read about it. Of course that's just quessing on everyones part. As is the shape of the car... JK

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