Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 10:53:41 +0300 From: "Pille Russi" <pillerussinopsamee> Subject: Re: what about anti-thief solutions in Saab models?
Yep, Saab's look a bit too weird for some people... :)))) -Pille- (driving a silver grey 1985 900) Four Weis <mweinopsamcom> wrote in message news:3CFC0E66.7B4A7F2Dnopsamcom... > The first step in theft prevention is to own a car that no one wants to steal. > The older Saabs were the least reported stolen car in the US. The strange > ignition key location baffles many people, including casual thieves. The > non-synchro reverse and strange first gear in the manual causes problems for > many people as well. Last, but not least is the general opinion that Saab are > strange looking. All of these, plus the incredible depreciation rate discourage > most thieves. There is not much demand for stolen parts and a lime green 1985 > 900 is really easy for the Police to spot. > > > > Alvaro wrote: > > > I would like to know your opinion, experiences or whatever you want to say > > about anti-thief solutions aplied in most Saab models (I mean radio code, > > ignition-key, code-key, alarm,...) > > A month ago a friend of mine got his 1 year-old Audi A 6 stolen while he was > > having lunch in a restaurant of Madrid (Spain). I think that this kind of > > cars shouldnĄt be easy to steal, but it seems to be quite easy to take an > > Audi away and I was wondering if take a Saab is so easy. > > All opinions will be apreciated. > > Alvaro >