Who drives better? Saab 9-5 Aero vs. Saab 9000

In 1974 Saab started developing the 9000. It wasn't until 20 years later that the successor was started. The difference of two decades must be extremely tangible when driving. Oldtimers versus youngtimers? Great grandpa against

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The better Saab design? 9-5 Aero vs. Saab 9000

How do you define Saab design? Difficult question. In Sweden, Saab stood for the semi-station wagon for a long time with the 99, 900 and 9000. The hatchback, which in some markets has the image of a cheap Japanese car

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The better Saab? 9-5 Aero vs. Saab 9000

Oh, that wedge! I see him in the rearview mirror, he's following me. Flat, exotic and exciting. If I didn't know better, I would take it for an Italian make. A Lancia, maybe a Maserati or a Fiat.

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Saab 9-5 Aero - already disappointing, right?

It's about time I got the Saab 9-5 Aero out of the hangar. After two long days, the time has finally come. After work, I swap the 9000 for the 9-5. A generation change

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A friend, a good friend - Saab Aero has landed

2020 is drawing to a close, and our not quite ordinary Saab 9-5 Aero project is also heading for the finale. 2 or 3 more posts, then the story is told. In connection

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It's rolling - Saab car transport from Spain to Germany

There is this point at which one can only wait. The Saab is on the van in a distant country. It then rolls off. In the direction of Germany, one hopes. And wishes that

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Preparations for the trip and a COC for the Saab 9-5

It is now May. Lizi and I practice optimism. The number of infections is slowly falling, in Germany the situation is easing faster than in Spain. We are preparing for the transport of the

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Short break - we'll quickly build an aero

The conditions in Spain are difficult. Corona and the lockdown make any planning impossible. The Saab is in the garage in Barcelona. In the meantime it's April, I really don't believe the car is in

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Two crazy Saab fans and a garage in Spain

The relationship between the Spaniards and old cars is said to be quite relaxed. If a German comes who would like to have a 20-year-old Saab beautiful, then that is at least questionable. Just the Germans ... The lockdown in spring

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Spanish moments - lockdown and new paint for the Saab

Barcelona, ​​the second weekend in March. There is a strange mood in the country. The rumor mill is simmering. A great uncertainty and fear is spreading in the face of the ever worse corona reports. And then it comes. On March 13.03th, shortly before

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Spanish Saab and Porsche history and sentimentalities

It has now become the end of February. Lizi is back in Spain. Salesman Daniel kept his word. The 9-5 Aero is rolling on almost new Michelin tires and has got new oil. The handover goes in without any problems

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Interlude in Frankfurt. Money and plans and a trip.

Thumbs up in Barcelona. Juan von Berma thinks the 9-5 is a good car. Finally Lizi calls and tells about the test drive. He's completely excited, so am I. When it comes to toys

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The Spanish side of life? Just an interlude?

A Saab is being sold in Spain. In principle, it is too good to be true. An aero of the first series, less than 80.000 kilometers on the clock. Light interior, midnight blue paint. Midnight blue! My favourite colour,

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The disaster. When Talheim becomes Waterloo.

Christmas is considered the quiet, quiet time in Bavaria. At the turn of the year, Corona still seems far away, and I use my free time to think about my 9-5 project. The Saab is safe in

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Light at the end of the tunnel or an oncoming train?

On my search for my new 9-5, I notice how prices for the Aero versions are rising. Powerful cars with as little electronics as possible are in demand. The counter-trend towards electric cars and mobile smartphones. To me

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