Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 18:12:47 -0400
From: ma_twain <>
Subject: Re: 280 Bhp in Saab 9-3 from next year.

Henrik B. wrote: > Hi. > > Read in the paper today that Saab next year will release a newly developed > V6-engine, for the Saab 9-3. It will be turbocharged and have 280 Bhp. > There'll also be non-turbo versions. The engine will also be used by Opel > and Alfa Romeo. > > Cheers! > > > Is it going to have the same rubber timing belt interference design as the GM V6 engines in the previous GM Saabs? The timing belts that cost $1,000 to replace every 30,000 miles. They would probably make sure they use the DI cassettes that burn up every 30,000 miles as well. And then wonder why people aren't repeat purchasers of the GM Saabs. I hope I am completely wrong, but then this is GM . . .

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