Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 18:26:58 +0100 From: "DervMan" <thedervmannospaml.com> Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?
"Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote in message news:46F1E727.56730149nospamail.com... > > > 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. > > 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. -- The DervMan www.dervman.com