A quick look at the Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show is done and dusted for 2016. It was my second Geneva show, having first attended there as a ‘civilian’ in 2011, just before going to work for Saab Automobile. This time I was there as an employee of Koenigsegg Automotive AB. How times change. Opinions here are my own, of course. It was busy, as you might expect. I barely had any time to post things online as I was so busy talking to people from the press. It’s great to meet the press and it’s productive in the sense of relationships and setting future appointments […]

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Weekend Reading: 2013 Goodwood Revival

[hr] I’ve written here before about an Australian site called Any Given Reason. It’s written by a guy in Adelaide, South Australia, named Andrew Coles. If you’re not following Any Given Reason yet, I hope his post on the Goodwood Revival will convince you to do so. The 2013 Revival was held back in September and Andrew attended the event as part of a holiday that took him everywhere a motoring enthusiast could ever want to go. It’s taken him 3 months to write the Revival post on his website and when you read it, I think you’ll understand why. […]

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Saab Dealer Tour of Spain concludes this weekend

The siesta scheduled in the middle of the Saab Dealer Tour of Spain is now over and done. Today the tour continues in Palma De Mallorca, with the new Saab 9-5 SportCombi and 9-4x on display at Palma de Mallorca, at Iceasa Motor. The tour will conclude Friday and Saturday, the 16th and 17th, with viewings available both days at the Tuvisa dealership in Madrid. If you’re near Madrid and haven’t seen the new Saabs yet, give Tuvisa a call and book you place. —

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Tim and Jennifer Snap Up a Saab 9-5

Just a little bit of final follow-up…… Here’s how it feels to enter a competition and WIN a brand new Saab The Snap Up a Saab competition, run by Saab of North Olmsted, was won recently by a guy named Tim Greer. Tim, his wife Jennifer and their two kids are now the proud owners of a new Saab 9-5 Aero, their chosen prize from the Saab range. Tim was a contestant in week 1 of the four-week competition, driving a Saab 9-4x during that time. Saab of North Olmsted is part of the Collection Auto Group and Tim heard […]

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Saab gathering – Paris, France

UPDATE: There’s a great collection of images from this event at Saab Actu As mentioned in today’s Saabosphere entry, Saab fans gathered in Paris to put on a show of support for the brand. Around 100 fans in 60 vehicles braved the chilly 4 degree temperatures in order to share some Glögg* and some good natured Saab fellowship at Place des Invalides. Of course, most attendees were from France, but there were also some cars registered from the Netherlands and even from Poland at the event. —— As a Saab person, it’s heartening to see this kind of support shown […]

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Spanish Saab Dealer Tour – Zaragoza and Burgos

Amongst everything else that’s going on, it’s great to see that the Spanish Saab dealer tour has continued through the week with visits to Zaragoza and Burgos. We have some new photos and stories from the engagements, below. —— Zaragoza Below are some pictures from Artal en Zaragoza. We had the local television station (Aragon TV) taking images, as well as the most important newspaper in the Aragon region (El diario de Aragón) were also there. Both of them are going to prepare reports. This dealer has Lexus and Porsche showrooms and customers from these brands were invited. One customer […]

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Snap Up a Saab – someone will win a Saab today!

I want to send along my best wishes to the five finalists in the Snap Up a Saab competition being run by Saab of North Olmsted. One of those finalists is going to win a brand new Saab of their choice in just a few hours from now. As I’m writing this, it’s nearly 5.30pm in Ohio. At 7pm, the five finalists, their friends and family and other guests will gather at Saab of North Olmsted and someone’s going to win a car. Each finalist will be given a key, and one of those keys will pop the locks on […]

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Saab Dealer Tour España – Barcelona and Gerona

The first two stops on the Saab Dealer Tour of Spain were in Gerona and Barcelona. We’ve got a gallery of images from those stops below. Click. Spirits are high amongst the attendees and Irene from Saab España even passed along a little story from the Barcelona stop: I was talking to some customers (a family) in Barcelona and they told me that they don’t have a car at all right now. They ordered a new Saab 9-5 three months ago, and are still waiting. Their old car (an old 9-3) “died”, so they were looking for an alternative but […]

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Saab Dealer Tour Spain – underway!

For those who didn’t see it via Facebook, the Saab Dealer Tour of Spain is well and truly underway. We’ll have some more images and thoughts from those attending as the tour unfolds. Click the link above for dates and locations. Click the image below to enlarge. Saabludos! —

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Saab's Tour de France winds up with custom Saab surprise!

Saab’s Tour de France ended earlier this week and I’ve just received some very nice images from the final stop in Bayonne. Let me ask the question before you do – What’s that silver/grey convertible????? I’ve made enquiries and will let you know what I hear. It looks like on of Leif Mellberg’s custom creations to me. If I hear anything, I’ll let you know. —

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