Saab 60th – 900 SPG

Following are photos and comments by 1985 Gripen, who attended the Saab USA 60th Anniversary press event, which included not only a drive in the new 60th Anniversary Edition Saabs, but a drive of some pristine old school Saabs from GM’s own Heritage Collection.

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The SPG. Later in the day the SAAB employee driving me in this car got it up to 85 mph before we ran out of runway and had to stop to turn around. You can see the ’78 99 Turbo in the background.



John Libbos and “guest” driving the SPG. Look, even the fog lamps are intact!



The ’90 SPG interior.



The rear of the ’90 SPG. And dig that fire extinguisher!


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  1. Oh how I miss my ’89 SPG. My mechanic has a ’90 SPG in excellent condition that he is looking to sell, but I just don’t have the cash (and three children’s seats don’t fit well in the back).

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