I’m not sure A-pillar thickness means that much regarding strength. This was a long time ago, but I cut up a 73 Volvo and cut the A-pillars with a hack saw. Took just very few seconds, very thin sheet metal, not more than 20 ga. I cut up a Saab 99 the same way, and my arm got very tired, and I took a few breaks before getting through the very…[Read more]
I think I made a dumb comment above. If what Trued says is true, could KJJ have figured out this is the end? And, if he can exit reconstruction before the court forces bankruptcy, he can sell off assets under his control, and recoup some of his money rather than see it all go down the drain under court control. Possible scenario?
saabyurk commented on the post, Caution: Non Genuine Hirsch Steering Wheels on eBay 2 months, 1 week ago
The one I see on eBay right now clearly states:
“To all viewers and buyers – It is not a genuine Hirsch leather and not a Maptun steering wheel either.
It has been redesigned and reconditioned with new leather and Hirsch-like shape (very similar shape). ”
However, I don’t know if earlier ads said this.
Thank you for some well-reasoned commentary. People should remember it’s still in development, not static.
I think it was posted somewhere that a decision was expected in 7-10 days. So, early next week maybe.
I guess there’s a lot of love for Saab now. There’s a 1967 Saab 96, base model on eBay right now. It has 655 original miles. No radio. Bidding is currently at $28,110 (USD) and the reserve is not met! I hope it goes to a museum because it would be a shame for it to become a daily driver.
My ideas are usually nonsense, but would it make sense for Volvo do do just as you suggest and use the Saab brand for a sportier, but lower priced line of cars based on Volvo’s good new platform? Seems like Volvo wants to go head-to-head with BMW/Mercedes and this might let them use their resources for higher volume vehicles without tainting the…[Read more]
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