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More Tales From the Strip

September 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

By John Allen – Denton, Texas 9/24/2008 What follows is a detailed acount of a 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear versus a 2004.5 VW GLI.  The Saab is driven by John, the VW by Simon.  The following account is accurate and was written by John. This is the story of a grudge race that happened this […]

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Tags: 1.8t · Cars · Miscellaneous · Saab · VW

The LS2 is Where?

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on The LS2 is Where?

  The ubiquitous GM LS2 V8 is one of the great engines for sale right now.  It evolved from the infamous LS1 engine and turned into the 6.0 liter 400hp heart of the 2005 Corvette.  The LS2 has also served time in the Pontiac GTO, Chevy Trailblazer SS, Chevy SSR and the Cadillac CTS-V.  The […]

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Tags: 9-7 Aero · Horsepower · Saab

The Saabaru

July 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Today I was asked to find a fun car with the following parameters.  More space than a Carolla, less than $15k and fewer than 15,000 miles, fun to drive and something that can be driven 100-300 miles a day.  Once again I find myself recommending a Saab to fit the bill.  Saab has benefited from […]

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Tags: 9-2x · Cars · Saab · Subaru

The 2004 Saab 9-3

June 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I loved the used car market, there are all kinds of interesting finds out there in the used market if you hunt for them.  In the used car market there are interesting comparisons because cars depreciate at different rates.  Today I had to good fortune to be part of a test drive with a 2004 […]

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Tags: Saab

The Refined Rally Car Option

June 5th, 2008 · 3 Comments

What happens when you’re interested in a Subaru STI or a Mitsubishi Evolution but you want a little more than just a hot-rodded up econobox?  There are few options a person could track down; a Volvo S60R or a BMW 335xi or even the 2007 STI Limited.  Each of those cars gives you a 300hp […]

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Tags: Saab · Turbo X

Saab Turbo X — 1 of 600

June 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Car of the Day today is a Saab.  A very special Saab.  The Saab Turbo X is a rare car.  Saab will build 2000 of the Turbo X’s and only 600 of those will make it to the US.  The Turbo X only comes in black and is a 280hp AWD sports sedan. I […]

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Tags: Cars · Saab · Turbo X

The Car Hunt

May 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on The Car Hunt

I’m currently assisting a COTD reader identify the best car for his current situation.  A car is a major purchase and I appreciate when people take their time to research what is the best car for them and their current situation. Here are his parameters: “I want to buy a 4-door sedan.  I don’t want […]

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Tags: BMW · Saab