Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 19:27:48 GMT
From: "James Sweet" <>
Subject: Re: 900i Jubilee

"Paul Halliday" <> wrote in message > in article, Doki at wrote on > 28/11/2004 21:16: > > > What's a 3 door worth, in metallic grey? I'm in the UK, so prices in dollars > > and euros are bit pointless ;). > > If you're talking about the Tjugofem, then less than they should, IMO. When > it all boils down, it's a normally aspirated eight valve and as such not > worth much. What you are paying for with that kind of SAAB is the quality. I > saw a minter (and I mean a minter!!!) go recently for 750 quid. It was > number 133 IIRC ... I also saw number 4 shift up my way for around 600 quid. > > So, the Jubilee does get more than normally aspirated eight valves usually > do ... It's one of those cars that needs the right buyer. It only holds > value to the buyer. You'd be lucky to get 500 quid otherwise. > > At a recent SOC meeting, we discussed the Tjugofem and it would appear that > they are held with some esteem. The flat nose shape seems to be getting more > attention nowadays ... and perhaps the Tjugofem will be of value in the near > future. > > Nice car, all the same - enjoy it :) > > Paul > > 1989 900 Turbo S > > Ah if only nice used cars could be had so cheaply over here, a truly mint condition C900 would easily fetch over $2500, most of them are a bit beat by now and still go for $1200-$1800 with a straight and rust-free body, average interior and no major mechanical problems. The way I look at it, if it's in great shape why shouldn't it be worth a fair amount? What sort of new car could you get for even twice the cost of a nice used one that would be anywhere close in quality, performance, comfort, you name it.

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