Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:34:07 +0100 From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?
DervMan wrote: > "Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote > > DervMan wrote: > >> "Eeyore" <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote > >> > > >> > Unfortunately estate cars are noisier than hatchbacks. All your > >> > 'litter' in the back is also on show. > >> > >> Neither is true of the majority. Have you driven an estate in the last > >> five years? > > > > I've had no occasion to. > > So you base your argument on what they used to be like? In the absense of an alternative ..... You would after all expect an estate to be noisier from first principles. Like the absence of an effective sound deadening barrier. > > How did they get quieter ? > > The same way everything else is quieter. Improved design, materials and > construction. If anything the improvement has been greater because they > were noisier to start with. So, have 9-5 estates got any quieter since their introduction ? Graham