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Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 00:36:21 +0000
From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamfitter.com>
Subject: Re: What to call the "new" 9-3 ?


MeatballTurbo wrote: > > In article <3E7A07B3.54FD1615nopsam.com>, Somewherenopsam.com spouted > forth into alt.autos.saab... > > > "'nuther Bob" <noemailnopsammain.com> wrote in message > > > news:bbej7vcf2m5tvep1sei1dcdon056img81dnopsamcom... > > > > It's needs a nickname fast or we're going to get confused. > > > > > > > > OG900 or classic 900 and NG900 all worked well. 9-3 was fine. > > > > But, now we have a new 9-3 and an old 9-3. I think "NG 9-3" is out > > > > since the end of the NG900 run was essentially the 9-3 and it will > > > > be confusing. > > > > > > > > Suggestions ? > > > > > > > > Bob > > > > How about "Saturn"... > > > how about Satan. Equally blasphemous? Like Lamboghini Diablo? In reality, Saab is not very good at naming their cars. The 900 was a longer 99, but 900 span two different cars, the 9-3 now makes the same mistake. Then there was the problem figuring out 95, 9^5 or 9-5. What about using a name that nobody can pronounce: Saab .

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