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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, This is my first Saab, a 9-3 Vector Sportwagon 1.9TiD on an 06 plate. Been into niche motoring since my Capri days (Capri 2.0, Pug 405 4x4, Probe 2.5, Lexus is200, Rover 75 to name a few) but this is my first foray into Scandinavian motoring. I've already had to replace the single CD...
  2. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all The AERO bug has got me. 2 years after selling my last Aero convertible, I have missed it so much i just had to get another. I now have a 2005 9-3 AERO 2.8 V6 Turbo Convertible. Love the way it feels,looks and drives.
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have been checking the online MOT history of a few Saab 9-5's im interested in. On a couple of them it mentions Change of details ---- Saab 9-5 recorded at time of test. Is this just an admin thing - i.e the garage added the details after the event? Or would it be something to be wary of...
  4. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    This topic follows the diverted discussion on the 9-5 section about paddles, auto and manual boxes. Hello Duncan74, namb, Mark E and norfolk jim! If the moderators will forgive a non-Saab photo - this is what happens when you hit a deer (not an elk) at 60 mph and just manage to swerve enough to...
  5. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Someone I was talking to said his shogun does 60 miles for £15. What’s that in MPG? Seems like it might be low. Mike
  6. Saabscene Events
    Bromley pageant of motoring is being held at Norman Park on Sunday 24th of June 2007. The organisers claim this is the largest one-day car show in the world. Having been to the show on numerous occasions I can confirm that it is indeed a pretty big show. It costs the same to enter your car...
  7. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I have just seen pictures of the new Corsa.... It is HIDEOUS! an abomination of the worst kind....
  8. Saabscene Events
    Same as last year. The biggest one-day car show in the world! Over 3,000 vehicles on display! There will be some Saab's there but we need more. Visit http://www.bromleypageant.co.uk to book a space for your car. It costs the same to display your car as it does to enter on foot. But...
  9. Saab News
    Saab is raising the roof, celebrating two decades of Convertible sales success by introducing an eye-catching 20th anniversary model, the Saab 9-3 Convertible Cerulean edition. The concept of a practical, all-year-round, 'four season, four-seater' soft top was pioneered by Saab in the premium...
  10. Saab News
    [ Saab UK ] Saab is raising the roof, celebrating two decades of Convertible sales success by introducing an eye-catching 20th anniversary model, the Saab 9-3 Convertible Cerulean edition ... View the full article
  11. Saab News
    They seem to like Saabs in the Independent - article about the Sonett here. Interesting explanation of how the car got its name and the last paragraph just about sums up Saab and GM - looks like my mid-life crisis will be with some other sports car Cheers, Andy
  12. Saab News
    Subaru Tribeca review in the Independent motoring section. Well, sort of Saab related, the 9-6x gets mentioned in passing (although the article suggests that the Saab badged machine won't make it over to Europe). Quite what the exit of GM from Subaru means for the whole line is anyones guess...
  13. Saabscene Events
    Hi Guys, Anyone coming to the Bromley Pageant of Motoring Our area would be "One Make Parking" The show happens on 26th of June 2005 They say "the biggest one-day classic car show in the world! With over 3,000 exhibitors, 300 trade and autojumble stands, Arena entertainments, AutoGlym...
  14. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Tonight I found out that the DVLA are planning to charge £4.50 to register a car. That's every time. It will include all cars. If you pay your Road Fund/Vehicle Excise Duty every 6 months, it may cost you £9/year. It will also be charged to register SORN cars. Anyone got a collection? A...
  15. Saab News
    28 September Car Choice: 'I love my Saab, but the end of the road is nigh': http://motoring.independent.co.uk/features...sp?story=566328
  16. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I've mentioned this before, but this group of people have a lot of fun whilst raising money for charity. Worth a look at their update site and the storylines and pictures that you'll find here.
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all No.1 son wants to be a mechanic, and wants to be an apprentice, we just missed out on a local Saab dealership's opportunity (how cool would that have been) Anyone got any contacts in the motor trade in West Essex area He's a 16yr old school leaver by the way
  18. Saabscene Events
    Anybody going? Last year there were 2 cars in particulat that I remember - a lovely Ruby (wheels had been relacquered a darker grey, had a long chat with the owner), and a black 900 Carlsson. I'll be there in the morning, would be interested to chat to some like-minded souls! (For anybody who...
  19. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    A colleague of mine told me that it is legal to straddle or cross the double white lines (no overtaking lines) in the centre of the road for six specific circumstances. Can anyone tell me what they are. No cheating, no referring to Highway Code or any books!
  20. Saab Recommendations
    http://www.marksmotorbooks.co.uk/
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