Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 18:25:38 +0100
From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?


Adrian wrote: > DervMan (thedervmannospaml.com) gurgled happily, sounding much like they > were saying : > > >> You're comparing chalk and cheese. > > > Have a look at the (very old) road test on this web page. > > > > http://www.rover800.org.uk/ > > Or, indeed, Keith Adams' website, www.austin-rover.org.uk - specifically > the "Rivals" page. Oh, look. 9000. > http://www.austin-rover.co.uk/index.htm?xxrivalsf.htm > > I count six hatches and 12 saloons in the "rivals" list. Of those available > as hatches, only three didn't have a saloon version - XM, R25 and Croma. > Strange how none of those three set the sales charts alight. Has it never occurred to you that a bad or uninteresting car might not set the sales chart alight simply because it was a bad or uninteresting car ? I test drove a Renault 25 as it happens but it was uninspiring and the armchair seating was rubbish. I also test drove an Astra GTE and it was INSANE. The saleman from the garage looked somewhat stunned as we returned. Graham

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