Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 15:05:03 GMT From: johannes <johsnospamfitt_toleratesnospam_er.com> Subject: Re: 2006 Saab 9-2x
Fred W wrote: > > johannes wrote: > > > > Eeyore wrote: > > > >>gfwelshnospaml.com wrote: > >> > >> > >>>Throttle surges. Dealer's useless. Spotted identical problem in > >>>discussion about Subaru Forrester. Any thoughts? > >> > >>Ask in a Subaru group ? > >> > >>It's not actually a Saab you see. > >> > >>Graham > > > > > > That's a bit harsh. Admittedly, Saab could have changed the body to > > make it less obvious, but I wouldn't mind one, just for curiosity value. > > Saab have always collaborated with other manufacturers. 9000 CS.. best > > Saab ever. That should get you going... ;-) > > I test drove a new one last year. I really wanted to like it. It would > have been great here in the New England winters with AWD. > Unfortunately, I hated it. It felt very cheap and tinny on the road. > The engine vibrated a lot more than I expected since it is the boxer 6 > engine. After that test drove I tested a used '03 9^3 Vector (aka Aero) > that they had on the lot. When I came back from the test drive I looked > like that stupid cartoon drawing they were using to market SAABs for a > few years. > > Needless to say, I bought the Vector then and there. One of (if not > *the*) best car(s) I have ever owned. I don't think I could live with a Subaru STW, it makes a lot of exhaust noise, presumably that's what some buyers like. This model is always featured in computer games. But I would imagine that a Saab would make it more refined, more in tune with a Saab car?