Some 9-5 for your future

Commenter Mikial has dropped us all a link to some design sketches. One has a 9-5 designation on the back and whether the others are directly related is a matter for your own judgement.

The sketches appeared on Autospies but as you’ll see, 2 of them bear an Auto Express watermark and another, an Autocar moniker. I’ll take a peek at these sites to see if there’s any more info on them.

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As Prince said…”I’ve seen the future and it works

Maybe they could mate one of these bodies with the 4.3l V8 and AWD system they were talking about a few years ago!! Hubba Hubba Hubba…

Now to something that doesn’t quite work (IMHO). Nevertheless, here is someone’s idea of a possible Sonett re-model. Looks a little too ‘Mini’ for my liking.

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Those bug-eyes might reflect the Sonett Mk 1 (inset photo), but they bear little resemblance to Saab’s current lineup.

Again, thanks Mikial for the pic. Your reactions and thoughts are always welcome.

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3 Comments

  1. I have another photo that you may be interested in, but need an email due to the fact that I saved it on my CPU…

  2. 9-5 looks a little Peugeot-inspired to me. But it’s not that bad.

    “sonett” is, I guess, a photoshopped Porsche Boxter

  3. Ok, if GM was to build a Saab 9-5 Fastback…I would shun the brand and absolutely never buy another SAAB car again. And get rid of my current Saab. Now that says alot.

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