Monday Snippets – NO edition

It’s been a holiday here today. Regatta Day.
For the first time in about 4 years I’ve actually got to sit down and watch the Superbowl. Congratulations to New Orleans on a tenacious win. Payton Manning’s body language in the 3rd gave it all away, didn’t it?
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UPDATE: No urgency to this report. It’s from February 7 last year (d’oh!)
The Saab 9-4x has been caught doing some snowy testing once again. I don’t know about you but I’m becoming much more open to the Saab SUV idea. I mean, I liked this car when I first saw it in Detroit back in 2008, but I’m becoming more accepting of the idea of one of these eventually being parked in my driveway.
Maybe I’m getting older or something, but that’s a foxy looking vehicle.
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Don’t believe the engine talk in the article. This SUV will come with the same engines as the Caddy SRX, that is a 3.0 litre normally aspirated six (said to be a bit anemic) and the 2.8T V6 (said to be quite good in this car).
All I hope is that it’s significantly lighter than the Caddy as that will improve the driving experience no end from what I’ve read so far.
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There are some awesome photos of the Thailand Saab Support Convoy here.
These guys seem to love their Saab 9000s.
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And whilst we’re talking photos, here’s a 99 rally vehicle I’d not seen before, on Flickr and posted by Mattijs
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Saab 900 wins the latest instalment of the 24 hours of LeMons as covered by Jalopnik. Simply awesome.
I noted last night that these guys were the overnight leaders and it’s good to see they survived all the lead changes to hold on today.
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Thanks Ted for the heads up!

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