Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 23:47:37 GMT From: "James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Which one of these cars are the safest, and which one should I get?
"Henrik B." <saabnospamPAM_tdcadsl.dk> wrote in message news:40d48ab1$0$238$edfadb0fnospamd12.news.tele.dk... > > "ma_twain" <ma_twainnospamo.com> skrev i en meddelelse > news:40CF99E9.2070708nospamo.com... > > > Remember the Volvo ad with 6 Volvo sedans on top of a 240? That is one > > strong roof. > > Yes, and Volvo got sued in the States, for false advertising, as the cars > where made stronger. ;o) > > The Classic body Saab 900s are fairly strong. The Saab > > Saab made roll-over tests with the Saab 9-5 during development - without > doors mounted. And the car passed the test. > > M.v.h. > > I've spent a lot of time at salvage yards looking for Volvo and Saab parts so I've seen quite a few wrecked cars. Both tend to hold up quite well internally, Volvos seem do do a bit better with the really hard impacts but Saab is quite good as well. I've seen some pretty scary results with lesser cars, some are so smashed it's hard to tell what sort of car they were.