Category: Saab

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Mahindra/Saab Won’t Be Tata/Jaguar

I’ve been away for a few days on King Island for work, with no internet connectivity or phone connection. Let’s just say it was hard work to put aside the connected lifestyle. At least I had a soothing view: While I didn’t see any Saabs...

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Saab Hits A Financial Wall, Stops Production

For those who are wondering, it’s been quiet here because I was away for work, and bracketing that trip is the demise of my computer (which will hopefully be fixed soon). I’m actually enjoying the hiatus. I had to get back online for this, however....

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War Of The Noses – Conclusion

So the votes are cast, the verdict is in. Sort of. I hope no-one’s looking for some momentous enlightenment here. I had a theory and wanted to see if other people agreed. That’s all. My theory was this: That’s it. The theory started as I...

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War Of The Noses – Saab 9000

This will be the final War Of The Noses post before I give voice to my own theory and either validate it or disgrace it with the collected poll results. Our final vehicle is the Saab 9000, which had two basic noses to make it...

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War Of The Noses – Saab 9-3 SS

The War continues…… The Saab 96 vote took a predictable course so we don’t really need to give that one more time. To me, at least, this is more of a 50/50 proposition – the Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan. The 9-3 Sport Sedan came as...

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War of the Noses – Saab 96

Previous nose-battles: Saab 900 classic Saab 99 Saab 9-5 It’s now time for the Saab 96, which is as far back as we’ll go in the Saab model catalogue. I’m going to do things a little different here, too. Because the Saab 96 was available...

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War Of The Noses – Saab 900 (classic)

Okay. You’ve voted for your preferred Saab 9-5 nose and your preferred Saab 99 nose. What about the most popular Saab ever made – the classic Saab 900? The classic Saab 900 started with a flattish nose that was an evolution of the late 1970′s...

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War Of The Noses – Saab 99

You’ve voted on the Saab 9-5. Here we go again. This time I’d like you to select your favourite Saab 99 note from these two prominent contenders. Yes, there were other Saab 99 front-end variations but these two are the most-seen. Note – both periods...

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War Of The Noses – Saab 9-5

Here’s a simple question for you, something that’s been occupying my mind for the last few days (sadly, this is true). Which nose do you prefer on the Saab 9-5? The 1st series with the silver grille or the color-coded nose that came with the...

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Video: Bruce Turk, Saab Collector

I’ve met a lot of Saab nuts in my time, but most of them were in Europe. I never really had the opportunity to plumb the depths of Saab nuttiness in the USA. More’s the pity. If I had, I’m sure I would have come...