Anybody thinking of buying a Saab?

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Anybody thinking of buying a Saab?

Postby jeffysdad » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:02 am

Dealer here in Houston seems to have some hefty discounts. If I had an extra $25k just lying around, I might do it.
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Postby DoingHomework » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:49 am

I guess you heard GM is killing the brand! I've never been a Saab freak but I still find it a shame that they are killing an institution. GM is dying and seems determined to screw up as much as possibel in its death throes.

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Postby fffresh » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:12 pm

I would not buy a Saab unless you plan on keeping it long term. The resale value will diminish greatly once the brand is terminated. I have stopped buying makes that have poor resale value; the amount the vehicle is worth at trade-in is equally important as the purchase price.

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Postby DoingHomework » Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:52 am

That is probably true but Saab has a cult following to some extent. I have never been a fan of them but I suspect there will be people who continue to look for used ones.

It also looks like Spryker might be buying Saab.

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Postby Cucumber » Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:28 am

Who's Spryker :confused:

Did you see that Volvo is being bought by the Chinese!?! That is DISGUSTING!! :mad:
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Postby DoingHomework » Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:47 pm

Spyker is a Dutch sports car maker. Not sure if they are still interested in saab though

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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:37 pm

I don't like the idea of the Chinese buying an American company either, but that's the way the world works now. They are the ones with the money and we might as well get used to it, because I don't see anything in the cards that will change that anytime soon.
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