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Re: Replacement for my saab
Posted by 2002Viggen (more from 2002Viggen) on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:49:30
In Reply to: Replacement for my saab, feq451, Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:32:02
I've come to the conclusion that there is no replacement. Saabs were unique. I'll probably keep my Viggen another 5 years. There are times when it's not practical here in Montana - logging roads and the like - but we have a Subaru Outback that does well for that kind of stuff.
I really enjoy driving with a manual transmission, but sadly, these are in shorter supply. Since I was in high school, I've wanted an Alfa Romeo, but I see that the Stelvio won't be offered in the US with a stick, so I probably won't buy one. I think Alfa mis-judged their potential customer base. If I have to give up a manual transmission, I'll probably go electric with my next car. By then, there will be plenty of electric options. We're putting solar panels on our house and will expand the system to be able to charge a car. I think that'll make up for not having a Saab. Or I hope it will.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Replacement for my saab, feq451, Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:32:02
- I've had 20+ cars, and not one has really replaced my saab..., Johnson, Wed, 6 Sep 2017 15:30:35
- You can laugh but..., Cary, Mon, 7 Aug 2017 16:09:13
- Finally replaced my Saab with a BMW 320i, Sam8, Fri, 4 Aug 2017 13:31:34
- Re: Replacement for my saab an Alfa Romeo ! seriously !, neil dale , Fri, 28 Jul 2017 23:29:371
- Re: Replacement for my saab, 2002Viggen, Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:49:30 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Replacement for my saab, Pete , Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:34:58
- Volvo S60/V60, EGD , Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:12:08
- Re: Replacement for my saab, BarryMabel , Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:57:20
- Another SAAB!, Paul from Palmyra, PA, Sun, 23 Jul 2017 02:17:331
- Re: Another SAAB! yes ! buy all the used ones now if you can !, neil dale , Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:55:311
- Problem is, Feq451, Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:29:49
- I like the tech package in my 1989 c900..., Snowmobile , Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:46:231
- Behind? behind who? didn't know it's a competition, GFW3pedals , Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:00:111
- I don't see a problem, JerseySaab , Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:08:45
- $29,990 Regal Sportback +7 cu ft on a 9000., Norm9-5, Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:41:33
- Didn't GM just sell Opel to Peugeot?, SRS900S, Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:09:37
- Even cheaper than that, starts under $26K, A1-turbo, Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:26:29
- Re: $29,990 Regal Sportback +7 cu ft on a 9000., QuietTide , Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:24:27
- probably what we will do, Snowmobile , Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:21:30
- Love my A4, DE , Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:39:37
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