Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 19:10:31 +0100
From: Anne Jackson <>
Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?

The message from "DervMan" <> contains these words: > "Eeyore" <> wrote: > > Ric wrote: > > > >> > > >> > The 9000CS really hit the spot for me. > >> > >> Yep, I used to have one and have been looking for a replacement ever > >> since. > >> I currently have a Mercedes C Sport coupé - a sort of shrunk replacement > >> that can at least carry skis, bicycles, bags of cement etc, but nowhere > >> near as many of them as the 9000CS. Saab had a brilliant niche there - > >> until some stupid marketing twat fucked it up for them. Hello. May I interject? I bought a 'P' reg Saab 9000 CS Turbo today (my last car failed its MoT in spectacular fashion on Monday) and, since I've never owned a Saab before I was wondering if anyone had any tips on what I should look for, or be aware of, with my new acquisition? She is a beautiful car. The first one I looked at - I had a list of 6 'possibles'... > > > > Exactly. If you were the kind of person who wanted a decent size executive > > hatchback, you bought a Saab. It was that simple. They had 100% of that > > market. > > Why they casually threw it away is a puzzle but I suspect US/GM > > influence. > Because 100% of a small number is waaaaaay less than 10% of a big number. -- AnneJ You may search my time-worn face, You'll find a merry eye that twinkles. I am NOT an old lady Just a little girl with wrinkles! - Edythe E. Bregnard

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