Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 07:14:04 +0100
From: "DervMan" <>
Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?

"Eeyore" <> wrote in message > > > Adrian wrote: > >> Ric (fraybentosnospaman.ra) gurgled happily, sounding much like they were >> saying : >> >> > I lost interest in Saabs about five years ago when they stopped making >> > hatchbacks. Have they reintroduced them yet? It was their best feature! >> >> Do I presume you're in the US? >> >> Here in Europe, much of the "executive car" market - where the 93 sits - >> view hatchbacks as being inferior to saloons, and will buy a saloon in >> preference. > > Really ? Yes, absolutely. Hatchbacks are for neds / pikeys / scruff, because they need to carry things. Saloons are for carrying people. Or so that's the spirit of it. :) >> Want the load capacity? Buy the estate version. If it's good >> enough for the German marques, it's good enough for mere mortal >> manufacturers. >> >> With that in mind, I doubt very much that there will be a 93 hatch. There >> hasn't been a 95 hatch since they launched it a decade ago, killing off >> the >> 9000 hatch - which was outsold by the saloon. > > Certainly not in the UK. 9000CDs are very rare but CSs are quite common. From the sounds of it, that depends on where you are. I worked at a place where we had lots of Saabs, we had more 9000 saloons compared to hatchbacks. -- The DervMan

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