Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 18:10:24 +0200
From: unknown <unknown.xnospamnet>
Subject: Re: BMW or Saab Convertible

Frank Kemper schrieb: > "apk1" <> haute in die Tasten: > > >>Questions: >> >>1/ which will be most fun/relaxing to drive? >> >>2/ Which will take the miles the best ? >> >>3/ As I'll probably be looking at a 318 or 2.0lpt Saab what sort of >>fuel/servicing costs am I looking at? >> > > > 1. The BMW is more fun to drive because it has rear wheel drive and the > better gearbox. A 318i is only reccomendable with a manual gearbox, it > will be too weak for an Auto. The Saab IMHO has the more comfortable > seats and more space in the trunk. > > 2. no significant difference > > 3. Take the BMW 320 instead. It has a smooth-as-silk six cylinder engine > which you will instantly fall in love with. I do not have figures about > Saab fuel consumption, but the BMW engines are very economical. > > Frank > I drive an saab aero 9000 nospam000km 225HP 365Nmnospamrpm from 0-100km/h in 6,7 Sec. at normal drive I need 10Liter/100km at very heavy drive at racingtrack never over 15Liter/100km.-> that's real fun!!! turbo->torque->fun at all gears but frank is right about the gearbox and the brakdisks are not recommendable for racingpurpose. but try them out! jarod

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