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Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 18:19:52 GMT
From: Saab Guy <>
Subject: Re: Why is this newsgroup all technical troubleshooting?

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005 18:52:51 +0100 Grunff <> wrote: > Saab Guy wrote: > > > I know, it's just extremely hard to hear the "negativity" of Saab's direction, even though some think that Saab is missing just "1 final nail" in the coffin. I will fight that negatitity in the face of the recent GM news and humor myself and others by being wishful and hopeful in whatever comes out at the end. > > > > Because, ultimately, we all want Saab to succeed, so I much like you, not like to dwell on negativity because Saab is where it is now, and that's that. > > > The problem for me is that once upon a time, you could drive a Saab and > you'd know it was a Saab. Take the C900 (the car I'm most familiar > with). Compare it to *any* of its contemporaries, and you find it was > miles ahead in so many ways. Now take a 9^3, or even a 9^5. Compare it > with other cars in the class. Are they different? Are they better? > > > -- > Grunff Grunff, I hear you. I know what you're saying, but "better" is subjective. There maybe others that think the new 9-3SS is better than their C900, but then I would just like to say it's different. I think the problem is, is that Saab is "replacing" Saabs with other Saabs 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 and 9-3 SportCombi. Now that would be good! I am trying to collect all the Vides now to keep the passion alive for myself and others! Saab Guy

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