Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 09:18:09 -0700
From: yaofeng <yaofengchennospaml.com>
Subject: Re: PS: 93 9000 CSET vs 2005 Infinity G 35


On Jun 25, 8:26 pm, "Hang Bush the War Criminal" <n...nospam.com> wrote: > PS. Forgot to mention FWD. I'll take FWD superior abilities in bad weather > conditions over RWD superiority in ideal conditions any day. I live in NYC, > not SOCAL I enjoyed watching a Mercedes CL sliping & sliding up a little > hill in snow this winter being passed by little putt-putts like Tercels and > Fits. > > I'll give the edge in safety to G 35 with its multiple airbags and ESC. Only > 1 airbag in the 9000 but it's no safety slouch. > > "Hang Bush the War Criminal" <n...nospam.com> wrote in messagenews:46800b25$0$10851$88260bb3nospam.teranews.com... > > > > > > >I just sold my house, got a little extra cash burning a hole in my pocket > >so I thought I'd treat myself to a new car. I've been researching the > >luxury-mid luxury market - everything from BMW 745i to Lexus ES to Infinity > >G35 - and settled on the G35 as the ideal combination of style, > >practicality, safety, economy, reliability. Before shelling out $25-$30k > >for a low mileage 2005 G35 sedan my practical side decided to do the > >numbers and compare it to my 93 9000. > > > mileage: > > G 35 19/26; Saab 20/32 US mpg (my experience) > > > interior: > > G 35 adequate room, up to date styling & features, almost new car smell; > > Saab adequate room, very comfortable > > > cargo capacity: > > G 35 14.8 cu ft; Saab 23.5 cu ft!!!!!!!! > > > performance: > > G 35 0-60 6.1; Saab 7.0 > > > reliability: > > G 35 It's an Infinity; Saab It's a 13 y/o 180k miles Saab > > > So, I got to thinking. The Saab still runs like new, all major components > > have been serviced or are in excellent working order, with the turbo I > > really enjoy driving it. Do I really need to spend $25. for worse fuel > > economy, marginally better performance, somewhat better handling (I can't > > remember the last time I was at a race track), a lot less cargo capacity > > and a nice new interior??? In the end I decided to keep the 9000, spruce > > up the interior (the front seats need restiching), get a new stereo, > > shampoo the rugs, Lexol the leather, wash and wax it, invest the $25k in > > commodity options (gold, silver, oil, uranium - you heard it here last) > > and save the environment by consuming less. Once again goodness prevails. > > Now all we have to deal with are hunger, poverty, global warming, oil > > depletion, environmental degredation, "terrorists" and corporate whore/war > > criminals in charge of the largest pile of WMDs in the world. > > > -- > > These photos are only of a very tiny fraction of the thousands of Iraqi > > Civilian Victims who have been terrorised, humiliated, injured, maimed > > and killed through British and American bombing of civilian areas in > > various cities of Iraq. Due to lack of security, independent reporters > > could > > not and still can not reach many areas to photograph and report the > > atrocities. Several independent reporters and journalists were > > deliberately bombed to prevent them reporting the atrocities. > > > Please note that some of these pictures are not suitable for small > > children and those who have weak hearts. > > >http://www.robert-fisk.com/iraqwarvictims_mar2003.htm > > >http://mindprod.com/iraq.html > > > -- > > Posted via a free Usenet account fromhttp://www.teranews.com > > -- > Posted via a free Usenet account fromhttp://www.teranews.com- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text - You are fooling yourself to compare two cars 12 years apart in every single category except the car payment part.

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