Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 18:54:30 GMT
From: Saab Guy <nothingnospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Why is this newsgroup all technical troubleshooting?


Grunff, I'm glad you think that's an interesting idea. It would actually be possibl= e ironically since Saab's factory in Trollh=E4tten is currently running at = half the capacity. So they should use the other 50% for the C900, C9000 and= NG900 by bringing them back as commemorative / vintage editions which of c= ourse use today's technology, so everything would be virtually upgraded (no= t falling back to shotty replacements found here in there in contemporary m= odels). You know they had the Viggen, but they could always bring in models such as= the following "Gripen" "Draken" "Tunnan" "Lansen" "Safir" Also keep in mind Talladega was had in 1986 with the C9000 and 1996 with th= e NG900, so why can't Saab run the 9-3 SS in 2006 down at Talladega interna= tional speedway? Saab Guy > Saab Guy wrote: >=20 > > I hear you. I know what you're saying, but "better" is subjective. Ther= e maybe others that think the new 9-3SS is better than their C900, but then= I would just like to say it's different.=20 >=20 > I actually meant better than its peers. You can argue for a loong time=20 > about whether a C900 is 'better' than a 9^3 - I don't think that matters. >=20 > To me, the real question is: It's clear that a C900 was a much better=20 > car than the vast majority of directly comparable cars available during=20 > its production run. Can the same be said of a 9^3? >=20 >=20 > > I think the problem is, is that Saab is "replacing" Saabs with other Sa= abs instead of simply "adding" to a fleet. If Saab kept C900 or NG900s for = that matter, or both of them and kept upgrading them then adding the 9-3SS = to the fleet, everyone would be happy. > > It would be nice to see a 2005 C900, 2005 NG900 along with the 9-3SS an= d 9-3 SportCombi. Now that would be good! >=20 > Hmm, interesting idea ;-) >=20 >=20 > --=20 > Grunff

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