Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 16:28:35 -0400 From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*yahoo.com> Subject: Re: Saab 9-6x photo
Pooh Bear wrote: > Malt_Hound wrote: > > >>Johannes wrote: >> >>>Malt_Hound wrote: >> >>>>SUVs are just vehicles. They have a purpose, it is just not for >>>>transporting humans around. For that there are much better instruments. >>> >>> >>>True, but the point made was that SUV is now THE car to have for the >>>middle classes. That has nothing to do with off-road driving or pulling >>>boats. >> >>And my point was that I am *not* embarrased to drive own one. >> >> >>>I don't understand it either, maybe I'm too old. It may just be that the >>>SUV is seen as more substantial. It's probably more difficult to damage >>>by trivial collisions, but my Saab 9000 has proven very tough in this >>>respect. >> >>Well, consider this... If I, for example, could only own one vehicle, >>because I am a trailer-boater, it would most likely be an SUV. But, >>since I am lucky enough to *not* be limited to just one, I own some nice >>cars too. >> >>I just don't understand some people's need to denigrate others just >>because of what they own or drive. Well, except Yugo owners. They >>deserve it... ;-) > > > One reason I dislike SUVs is that they block my view of the road ahead thus > making it trickier to judge when it's safe to pass them ! In comparison you > can look through the rear and front screen of any normal car to see the road > ahead. So then don't follow them so closely.