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I will be looking for a nice used car in a few years. A late model 550i was at the top of my list...until now. This car is above and beyond all inifiniti's of the past in my opinion. discuss!
 

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2010 Saab 9-5 Aero XWD. Should be worth nickels on the dollar in 3-4 years.
yea and since they STILL haven't gotten it right* I'm guessing the infiniti will run circles around it in most ways.

*latest C&D review states poor quality interior, handling, etc when compared to others for the price. I've been in it as well and i think the M is just built better and will also be easier to attain than similar germans in a few years.
 

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yea and since they STILL haven't gotten it right* I'm guessing the infiniti will run circles around it in most ways.

*latest C&D review states poor quality interior, handling, etc when compared to others for the price. I've been in it as well and i think the M is just built better and will also be easier to attain than similar germans in a few years.
i think the main issue with the 2010 9-5 interior is/was the flat black plastic in the dash, used in place of the original design because of supply issues. next year i think they will be using the gorgeous green-ish glass? that will be very different from anything their competitors use, and looks quite beautiful in photos.

as far as handling, the XWD and HiPerStruts seem to equal class-leading tech. it's simply that the car is (or feels) too heavy, due to an under-powered/heavy V6T and a under-powered/lighter I-4T. for such a big car, they need more than 300HP in their top trim flagship.
 

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they need more than 300HP in their top trim flagship.
absolutely right. If the Aero trim had >350hp and those unique, high quality textures, it would be much more competitive. That's another debate though, and the M is already released. Has anyone driven them? I wanna know what it's like. Also, what are you opinions on the outgoing model? I like their stats and how they look on the outside, but the interiors seem too much like glorified maximas to me. I'm glad they upped the quality, much more on par with the competition.
 

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There are 5 on ebay right now.

Hmm, perhaps I'll see what the wife thinks of them...
Id say step off the pipe. You really want to drive this car? You think it'll be more fun than the tl? Of course not! Its cool to look at, as a starion esir is cool. But not to own.

If I was to do a 4 dr sled type car, a marauder or impala ss would be ultimately more cool.

And cheaper to buy too...
 

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340 hp, RWD?


That sounds more fun that 250hp, and FWD. Well, to me anyway.

I could sell the TL, buy one of these and have $$$ left over.

Basically, she wants RWD and a V8, she does just not know it yet.

And by "her" I mean "me".

Wait, no.
 
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