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Classics By The Beach – April 2014

Last weekend saw the April 2014 instalment of Classics By The Beach. I have to apologise for the scant coverage as I was busy talking for most of the morning and didn’t get to take too many photos. I did get to catch some interesting...

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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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Salacious Saab Sonett Selling (its soul) in Silver

I’ve got to admit I’m quite partial to the original Saab Sonett III colour palette. The bright citrus type colours from the early 1970′s suited the Sonett to a ‘T’ so I always have to have a good hard look when someone does something non-standard....

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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...