Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 15:01:06 +0100 From: johannes <johsnospam-85635457321546-fitter.com> Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?
Adrian wrote: > > johannes (johsnospam-85635457321546-fitter.com) gurgled happily, sounding > much like they were saying : > > > I concede that there are differences of opinion and 1995 may not be > > strictly correct, but the CD was taken out of production before the > > CS. Here are some total production figures that I found: > > http://www.saabhistory.com/2007/01/25/the-saab-9000-1984-1998/ > > Ummm, Johannes... That very page says... > "1998 model - The CD variant was taken out of production." > > > Saab 9000 CC 216385 > So that's hatch 84-92 - avg 27,000 per annum > > > Saab 9000 CD 112177 > Saloon, 89-98 - avg 12,464 per annum > > > Saab 9000 CS 174525 > Hatch, 92-98 - avg 29,087 per annum > > > A clear victory for the 9000 CS! > > OK, now somebody's found some real figures - yes, I'll cheerfully accept > that the hatch was indeed selling more across the life of the 9k. > > I'm also surprised that the facelift hatch sold more per year than the > pre-facelift. I suspect that's because it didn't have any real rivals > left as an exec-class hatch. Sales in '97 were certainly way down on > '96, but that may just have been that it was so ancient by then. I got the CD final production year 1995 from this site. I wonder if the CD was temporarily stopped but came back again? http://home.swipnet.se/danny/history28.htm