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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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Weekend Video: Porsche 918 Spyder

OK, so this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage is basically a 24-minute advertorial for the Porsche 918 Spyder, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth watching. In fact, it’s probably the most entertaining way to learn how the technology works and see it in action....

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RM Auctions Monaco: How The Other Half Live

One car. That’s all it took. I was curious about an ad for just one car so I clicked on the page and it took me into another world. I know you can get some exotic stuff at car auctions, but this is something else....

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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...

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Inside Koenigsegg – Preparing the Koenigsegg One:1

Did you watch the first Inside Koenigsegg video series last year? If not, click that link and get yourself educated about what it takes to build the most amazing cars in the world. The latest iteration – the world’s first ‘megacar’ – is the Koenigsegg...

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Alfasud Sprint – A Most Glorious Folly

I’ve got a new guest in my front yard It’s a 1982 Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce. Also known as an Alfasud Sprint. It’s basically an Alfasud – it shares the exact same chassis and mechanicals – with a small Alfetta-like body thrown on top. Regular...

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Saab 9-3 Viggen Production Numbers

I prepared this article a few years ago for Inside Saab. Sadly, when I moved the article to this site, I lost the tables that provided the data. A few people have written to me asking to restore it, so here it is. —— The...