24 hours over 227 km / h - Talladega Challenge

38.000 laps, 40 new international records, including 24 hours over 227 km / h. That was the outcome of the Talladega Challenge for Saab. In 1996 the Swedes moved to Alabama for the second time. On the super speedway

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In the middle of the crisis - Saab 93 at the Mille Miglia 2011

10 years ago there were two strange things about Saab. In Trollhättan the pictures stood still and the future of the brand was uncertain. At the same time, Saab showed its flag in Italy. With three Saab 93 from the

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When the Viggen flies and Saab introduces the 9-5

Saab was once a state affair. For the 50th birthday of the brand, Carl was the XVI. Gustav guest in Trollhättan. In the sky, the Viggen squadron of the Royal Air Force took its course. And the brand gave itself to the

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Much better than flying - Saab Performance Team in action

The Saab Performance Team was a figurehead for the brand. Whenever possible, it showed presence. The core consisted of amateurs. Employees from the assembly line who assembled Saab from Monday to Friday and

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Who is eve Did she design the Saab 9-5?

Do we have to rewrite Saab history? Was a woman responsible for the design of the Saab 9-5? And who is Eva? Many questions! Let's start with something basic. The auto industry has been a male bastion for an eternity. Car designer

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50 years of Saab feeling - DSF Motorvision 1997

In retrospect, it's surprising how positively some broadcasters dealt with Saab. DSF Motorvision dedicated a contribution of more than 50 minutes to the brand's 5th birthday. It starts with the planes they have today

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50 years of Saab avant-garde - article by 3sat

1997 was the television year for Saab in Germany. There was something to celebrate. 50 years of automotive engineering, avant-garde as 3sat states. Then the IAA in Frankfurt, the premiere Saab 9-5 and the marketing of the Talladega

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Saab 9000 commercial Germany

Saab commercials for German television are rarities. In any case, I can't remember ever seeing one for the 9000 CS and CD. But they did exist and in 1994 Saab sent Germany

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Saab 9-5 Germany premiere Frankfurt 1997

The first Saab 9-5 was in fact a birthday present that the Swedes made for themselves on the 50th anniversary. They put a lot of effort into the presentation, the motto was to clunk instead of spill. Saab felt on the upswing

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Culture in three acts - Saab's car ballet

The 1980s were exciting at Saab. The 9000 blossomed into a high-flyer and the most modern research facilities in the industry were built in the Stallbacka. There was also a little craziness, after all, you had an image

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Saab 9-5 Aero presentation 1999 in Zurich

Good things take time! They felt no pressure in Trollhättan, because the 9-5 with the V6 sold brilliantly. Die Aero with the four-cylinder was missed at most by die-hard Saab fans. These just had to

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Saab 9000 and R900 racing feeling

Saab brought a large portion of racing feeling to the dealers' showrooms in 1995. Good for the brand's sporty image, also good for the mood of the customers. Saab on the road in the 24 hour race on the Nürburgring,

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The challenge of the Saab 9000 - a long Saab film

In the spring of 1974, work began on the 9000 in Trollhättan. A completely new car and the way to a higher class. Behind the project was nothing less than the future positioning of the brand. Exciting, groundbreaking,

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Saab tests - what can the ABS system really do?

Munich, towards the end of the 90s. I was on the road with a friend to test what an ABS system can really do. Our test car was its brand new Mercedes 190 E. The cobblestone track past the test area

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Showroom Video - Saab R900

Again and again you meet the R900 in Saab history. The sporty special series of the Saab 900 II, which had a background in racing. Because Saab Germany actually built an R900 racing car for Uli Weinmann

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