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  1. Saab News
    Considering the saloon got 2 stars when tested by Autocar, I was very pleasantly surprised to see the estate getting 4 stars. Autocar Article
  2. Saab News
    click link. http://www.autocar.co.uk/News/NewsArticle/AllCars/246336/
  3. Saab News
    This is the closest thing we’ve seen to a review so far of the Saab Turbo X. Deliveries aren’t due to start for a little while yet, so I’d be interested to know if this is a pre-production vehicle they’ve taken for a spin. Unfortunately for Saab, this first review is in Autocar - a...
  4. Saab News
    This may lead me closer to a head-on collision with the Karma Train, but it cheezes me off when these big sites get it wrong and don’t take any notice of people that try and get them to get it right. They do it often enough with car reviews, too. Autocar, December 4, 2007...
  5. Saab News
    P22-23 in this week's Autocar has a couple of articles on Saab: Photos of a facelifted 9-3 with a clamshell bonnet a la 9-5, to be available from June. The top-of the range version is said top have a more powerful twin-turbo 2.6 V6 with the option of 4WD - using the Haldex system originally...
  6. Saab News
    Commentary by Jay Nagley on P17 of the above edition of Autocar, saying that when GM bought Saab, they found lots of plans for "improving performance" but no signs of implementation. GM's response - as we all know - was to try to cut costs, amongst other things by putting Saabs on GM platforms...
  7. Saab News
    http://www.autocar.co.uk/FirstDrive_Summary.asp?RT_ID=216921 Saab 9-3 Sport Wagon 1.9TiD 150 Vector Sport 5dr Test Date 01/09/2005 09:00:00 Price when new £23,495 Plane thinking Saab dresses to impress ‘This car is our answer to customers’ mid-size premium wagon questions.’ So said Michael...
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Vectra SRi test A favourable review of the facelift, included here on 2 counts: a) the handling improvements for the SRi were made in the UK(Millbrook) B) also much of the credit for the handling has gone to Saab Yet, they still choose to develop and build the next generation in...
  9. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Check out the "Greate cars for £1000" article
  10. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Check out the "Greate cars for £1000" article
  11. Saab News
    The current issue of Autocar has a 2 page short test of a 9-3SS Aero V6. Doesn’t get a particularly good write up, they were reserving final judgement until they get their hands on a UK spec manual version, but they couldn’t quite see the point of it, it would seem. The one they drove on a brief...
  12. Saab News
    GM has abandoned development of a new family of cars ... The first cars to fall victim of GM's current plight are the Zeta family of upmarket rear-drive models, based on the next Holden Commodore. The Holden survives, but GM is studying a new way to produce a quality rear-drive platform becasue...
  13. Saab News
    From the Autocar magazine and website www.autocar.co.uk Global approach can save Saab, says Lutz Saab should no longer be regarded as a Swedish brand, according to General Motor’s product czar Bob Lutz. He also admits that his two recent pet Saab projects (the Impreza-based 9-2X and 9-7X SUV)...
  14. Saab News
    Interesting article in this week's Autocar. Main claims: - Radical "fastback" replacement for 9-5 under consideration (but Bob Lutz favours a 3-box style) - Saabs to be built in other maker's factories on 3 continents, sharing platforms and engines (well, we know about the Saabaru and the 9-7X...
  15. Saab News
    AUTOEXPRESS Saab 9-3 1.9 TiD 16v No car maker can succeed today without a top-quality diesel engine in its line-up. Saab has long lagged behind in the oil-burning race, with the 9-3 using the old and rattly 2.2-litre powerplant from parent company GM. This unit had been carried over from the...
  16. Saab News
    Re: Autocar 29/9 Michael Mauer "not to be replaced" Nothing we didn't really expect, as I said before I'm currently replacing my 9000 with a 9-5, which I intend keeping for at least 5 years, maybe a little longer, but as there won't be a 'Saab' to replace that with, the 9-5 will be my last Saab...
  17. Saab News
    Lots about Saab in Autocar mag today - go and buy it. Includes two-page article on the Scoobeedoobeesubaraaaab Robbo talks about Saab, GM and Michael Mauer and says exactly what I have been saying for months
  18. Saab News
    I see this weeks Autocar has a dedication to the 96. Its in the inside rear cover, in the "Why I love the...." slot. Apparently the journo thinks he would keep a space in his dream garage for one! Well there's a turn up for the books. I'll scan it in and post it up later today.
  19. Saab News
    Story in this week's Autocar says that Saab will launch in late 2004 a 9-1 which will have the platform, engine and 4WD system from the Subaru Impreza. The car may be made in Japan ... so those Saab employees laid off in December will be dancing in the streets ... Paul Whittle
  20. Saab News
    Apparently Autocar have a scoop showing shots of the new 9-3 estate and convertible "taken" from a Saab video - anyone seen the mag??
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