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...
Here's the 'new' car:
1993 SAAB 900SE 16v, Nocturne Blue with some sort of grey velour interior
Mine since March 2005, barely run in at 183,000 miles
Converted to LPG at 150,000 miles by LPG2000. No pics of the installation, I'm afraid, but there's a huge great cylindrical tank in the...
It struck me this morning that I don't have any decent photos of our 'vert ... so I took some.
1993 SAAB 900S Aero Convertible, Le Mans blue with grey leather.
Mince since July 2000 and 40,000 miles - now 62,000 and counting.
Originally a 145bhp LPT ... now considerably more, with:
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...