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$10,000 rebate

Well, it was bound to happen.Factory-to-dealer incentives have reached $10,000 in the past for some very expensive luxury models that failed to sell. But I’ve never come across a $10,000 rebate–until now. Saab is on it’s deathbed, with just a slim chance of surviving. So GM has amped up the rebates on remaining 2008 Saabs. The 9-3 Aeros and the 9-5 now have $8,500 rebates. And the 9-7X, which should never have been a Saab in the first place, gets a $10,000 rebate.

So if you’ve been wanting a thoroughly conventional midsize, oh-so-American SUV with a thin veneer of Swedishness…