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    [ Saab Global ] Saab is celebrating 25 years of leadership in promoting the enjoyment of four-season, four-seater open-top driving by producing a special edition of its current 9-3 Convertible ... View the full article
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    It seems that Jan-Willem and friends are at work telling the Saab story in pictures. Saab’s history is available on the SaabUSA.com site just in time for the 2009 model year announcements. Take a look. Always an interesting read. My guess is that the upcoming “30 Years of Turbocharging”...
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    As part of my final day in Detroit, Michigan during the 2008 North American International Auto Show, I had the fortunate opportunity and privilege to visit the GM Heritage Center where I previously visited for a dinner banquet in a group for the 2007 Saab Owners Convention back in August. The...
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    I’ve had a few emails draw my attention to the fact that the GM Heritage collection has now acquired a Saab 900 equipped as a friction tester. About a week ago I started getting a whole heap of hits from a VW forum - VW Vortex. It turns out that a guy from VW Vortex saw a Friction Tester...
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    The month of 900 loving continues, and the next instalment covers the Saab 900 SPG that’s now part of the GM Heritage Collection. —— 1990 Saab 900 SPG Launched in 1978 as a sensible evolution from the seminal 99, the first generation Saab 900 lasted until 1993. With almost 909,000 built...
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    Photo Credit: Saab Automobile USA <blockquote> 2005 SAAB 9-2X AERO Following the successful launch of the entirely new 9-3 Sport Sedan, Saab set an all-time sales record in the United States in 2003. But clouds loomed on the horizon, as several European competitors announced new premium...
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    Photo Credit: Saab Automobile USA <blockquote> 1987 SAAB 9000 TURBO “TALLADEGA – THE LONG RUN� Saab surprised the world in mid-1984 with the all-new 9000. Initially available only as a 5-door hatchback with the powerful turbo 16-valve engine, it was the most luxurious and roomiest Saab...
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    Photo Credit: Saab Automobile USA <blockquote> 1997 SAAB 900 SE “TALLADEGA CHALLENGE” Ten years after the successful “Long Run” with a trio of 9000 Turbos, Saab went for an encore at the famous NASCAR Talladega Motor Speedway in Alabama. Doubling the effort with a fleet of six cars, this...
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    Photo Credit: Saab Automobile USA <blockquote> 1995 SAAB 900 SE “PIKES PEAK” After a rich career that lasted a quarter-century, it was clear that the brand-defining Saab 99-900 series deserved a worthy successor. The Swedish company had started design and engineering development during the...
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    Photo Credit: Saab Automobile USA <blockquote> 1990 SAAB 900 SPG Launched in 1978 as a sensible evolution from the seminal 99, the first-generation Saab 900 lasted until 1993. With almost 909,000 built, the 900 is still the most-produced Saab – and widely regarded as one of the most...
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    For the final installment of the coverage I have been providing intermittantly throughout the week on the Saab convertible, here is a press release on the 20th Anniversary model issued last year as a tribute to the 20 years of the convertible (1986-2006). Saab Automobile USA owns #1 out of the...
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    Photo Credits: Saab Automobile USA The Saab Convertible is one of the most prized models of Saab Automobile’s product portfolio ever and it began in the United States. This 1986 Saab 900 Convertible shown above, is part of the Saab Automobile USA Heritage Collection stored in Sterling Heights...
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    Photo Credits: Saab AUtomobile USA I just received this from Saab Automobile USA. This is truly wonderful news and nice of them to rescue another Saab and add it to the heritage collection fleet! This 1980 900 5-Door Turbo complete with opera window is a wonderful addition to the heritage...
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    I just got word through from Jan-Willem Vester at SaabUSA that they've acquired a new vehicle for addition to the GM Heritage collection. From his email: <blockquote>Good news -- we finally have a classic Saab 900 Turbo 5-door in the collection! It's just that the car comes without the...
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    Since this week is focused on the SAAB 99, here is the a description of the 1978 99 Turbo that is part of the Saab USA Heritage Collection. <blockquote> 1978 SAAB 99 TURBO Making its world debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September 1977, the 99 Turbo instantly became one of the most...
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    Today is Monday once again and here is your next installment of the Saab USA Heritage Collection. <blockquote> The Saab 99 debuted in 1967, the same year that Sweden changed from driving on the left to the right side of the road. The 99 was a step up from the successful 92-96 series, and only...
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    Photo Credit: Saab Automobile USA As a follow-up to Italian design, an Italian by the name Sergio Coggiola contributed to the styling of the Sonett III model that ran from 1970 until 1974. Here is the writeup of this recent addition to the Saab Automobile USA heritage collection...
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    Following on from the GM Hertiage Collection's 1978 99 Turbo I showed yesterday, here's the studio pics of the 1970 model 99 they also have in the collection. Again, it's an absolutely magnificent specimen. I lay the boots into GM a fair bit on this website in the interest of preserving the...
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    Following on from the GM Hertiage Collection's 1978 99 Turbo I showed yesterday, here's the studio pics of the 1970 model 99 they also have in the collection. Again, it's an absolutely magnificent specimen. I get into GM a fair bit on this website in the interest of preserving the character...
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    As I'm dedicating a month to the loving of Saab 99s it'd be rather stupid of me to overlook the absolutely magnificent Saab 99s that GM have in their Heritage Collection. This car, the 1978 model Saab 99 Turbo was present at the San Diego 60th Anniversary event in February 2007 and Mike's...
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