Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 20:16:57 +0100
From: Paul <>
Subject: Re: GM Influence

It is actually a reskinned Vectra with Saab trim and features. In article <lgta9.252457$>, Ed <> writes >I have read that the new 9-3 shares the same platform with Chevy products >and the High Output engine is a engine also shared with other domestic (US) >products. Are they of Swedish design or American design? >"Johannes H Andersen" <> wrote in message > >> >> >> Ed wrote: >> > >> > What is the input in design on current and future models of Saab? Is >> > drivetrain, chassis of Swedish design or is it GM. Also powerplant. >> > >> > If the answer is that the new Saab is basically a GM product then why >would >> > one buy it? >> >> It is not very clear what answers you are looking for. Saab is now owned >by >> GM, so by definition it is a GM product. Obviously, the Swedish engineers >> have designed the Saab cars; they know the 'culture' of the product and >the >> expectations of previous Saab owners. All cars from all over the world >have >> bits and bobs in common these days, that is how the car industry works. >> >> Johannes > > -- Paul

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