Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 05:16:17 GMT
From: "Chris O'Malley" <comalley2nopsamrr.comnopsamrr.com>
Subject: Re: What car would you buy INSTEAD OF of a Saab???


Personally, I'd go with a 9000cs/cse, or an MB e-class from 1986 on.... that's if you don't mind rear wheel drive- I love it, unless there';s snow on the ground.... Jettas haven't been that reliable as of late, and are generally overpriced. bmw 5 series are nice, but here in the states it's tough to find good manuals for them and you don't want to deal with bmw out of warranty... "Andy Evans" <aeatartsandmedianopsamcomnohawker> wrote in message news:20030808111521.06890.00001064nopsam06.aol.com... > I have a 1985 900 turbo, and the warning signs are beginning - the recon turbo > I had fitted 3 yrs ago just went again, so we're replacing replaced parts now. > I'm considering that while I have a window of opportunity with a fully working > car - once the turbo is fitted - I should sell it. I like the 900s, and I might > get another, but my eye is roving. If I like a Saab, what else might be good in > a much newer vintage - say late 90s. I want low maintenance, reasonable cost > parts and a solid body shell that will withstand impacts (I've been > concertina'd in the fast lane - bad memory). We're all Saab lovers, but there > may be a next best option. What would you do in my shoes for a low cost low > maintenance but solid car? A mechanic suggested a VW Jetta. > > === Andy Evans === > Visit our Website:- http://www.artsandmedia.com > Audio, music and health pages and interesting links.

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