Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 19:05:01 GMT
From: "X" <xnopsamm>
Subject: Re: Low demand for 1999 off lease Saab 9-5's?


But this drives home the point - a niche car in a niche market - New Hampshire. CT also isn't that much different that northern New England - if anything, the car should sell better here because there are more people who can afford the car down down here. Regarding the 4WD and AWD - marketing is it exactly. Saab abd Volvo built their marketshares how? But stressing safety and winter performance. Every car is safe now, SUVs are perceived as tanks, and the winter performance angle has been stolen away by other makes - Saab just hasn't kept up. This is reality and what the kind of feedback I get when I talk to other folks about Saabs. I agree with you guys, not arguing at all, just letting you know why my friends and co-workers do NOT consider Saabs when they buy their cars. Xorg "Ted Harris" <slberfuchsnopsamcom> wrote in message news:20020511142413.07851.00013957nopsamv.aol.com... > I domt wamt to strat a war but I agree with David ... Connecticut is not > exactly the same as maine and new hampshire when it comes to winter and we have > both more Saabs and more dealers here than in Southern NE. We also have way > more Saabs per capita on the road .... > Ted Harris > Resource Strategy > Henniker, New Hampshire

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