Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 17:35:26 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-6x photo

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. Graham

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