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I'm not sure what value there is in bringing a 12-year-old design back to the US. Neither Saab under GM nor Saab under Spyker could sell enough of them in the US (or anyplace...) to pay the bills and keep the factory open.
Add to that, there have almost certainly been new safety regulations since 2008 that would require a re-design and re-engineering of the car, if not already, then in short order.
All the car mags call a model that's 4 to 5 years old "stale", so what would they say of a 12-year-old design with a six-year-old refresh?
Far better for them to sell the current car in the EU and Scandinavia, get the cash flow going, and bring a new car over here.
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Posts in this Thread:
- NEV 9-3 to come to the US?, ryan , Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:49:53
- Re: NEV 9-3 to come to the US?, RMinNJ, Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:18:07
- I think they will try..., Scott Paterson , Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:54:54
- I wouldn't hold my breath..., Larry West , Fri, 18 Oct 2013 06:24:08 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: I wouldn't hold my breath..., BrianC, Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:50:33
- 2nd that!, Noel , Fri, 18 Oct 2013 06:41:17
- 3rd, Snowmobile , Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:07:59
- Re: 2nd that!, Larry West , Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:06:37
- 2008 nose, Snowmobile , Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:11:38
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