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  1. Saab News
    It’s a little-known fact that in the early 1980’s revival of the James Bond 007 franchise, the selected author, John Gardner, chose a silver Saab 900 Turbo as the car for the new, updated Commander Bond. Mr. Garder explained his choice with these words: <blockquote>If you're going to have a...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just in case you don't regularly read the constantly changing ads at the top & bottom of the new-look site, I notice that Bond Street Saab have genuine turbos for 9-5s at £315, which looks a pretty good deal. Though it might be useful info, as there have been a few posts recently about failed...
  3. Saab News
    ctm's drawn my attention to another poll. It's at Sweden's Bilsport website and the poll seems to be asking readers which car James Bond should be driving in his next film(s). One of the contenders in the poll is the Saab Aero-X. When I checked in on the results a few hours ago the poll...
  4. Saab trackday
    Our friends at Bond Street select have kindly offered to sponsor the Croft Trackday event. In addition to entering 6 cars, they will be providing 3 ARDS-qualified Instructors - one for each of the 3 groups of cars on-track. Thanks to /john for referring Dealer Principal David Barre to me for...
  5. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    An insomniac writes: has anyone seen this?
  6. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Going to Spain in the autumn. Last time I was there it was pre-EU membership and I needed a "bail-bond" as part of the car insurance. Is this still required? Anything else I need to know that's different in Spain? I am familiar with driving elsewhere in Western Europe.
  7. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    A bit of Tuesday Trivia: John Gardner wrote a number of Bond novels during the '80's and gave him a Saab Turbo with a sealed engine that could run on butane. He was trying to make Bond a bit more "PC" and "environmentally aware". At various points, he was taught left-foot braking by Eric...
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