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 that you had to cultivate. The

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Master of the wheels - a Saab rally film

Masters of the Wheel - a 1989 Saab rally film

If you want to understand Saab, you have to know the brand's motorsport history. It was the year 1989. In Trollhättan they thought back to the glorious rally years, to Rolf Mellde and Greta Molander. At the Rikspokalen and the Midnattssolsrallyt, which was once the

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Erik Carlsson and Saab at the Monte Carlo Rally

A Saab rally showroom video

In the 90s, Saab Germany published several videos for the showroom. One of them resurrects Saab's rally time. Erik Carlsson flies through Swedish forests in his Saab. He takes victory during the Monte Carlo Rally.

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Saab 97 Sonnet II. Photo: Bilweb

Saab Sonnet II. Sports car with 2 clocks

The official name is Saab 97 Sonnet. Only nobody says that, not even sworn Saab fans. Saab's little sports car is very exclusive, especially when you talk about the 2-stroke. And it carries a lot of sagas and dramas,

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SAAB meet Emmaboda honors Erik Carlsson

25C mark as a result It took a while to go to Sweden but the weather finally turned a few weeks ago, with clear blue skies, bright sunshine and average day temperatures above the XNUMXC mark as a result. Picture thesis

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Impressions from Trollhättan

The Saab family mourns Erik Carlsson, and everyone does it in his own way. Today, mails from fans came into my mailbox; they told of encounters with him. At the Bilmuseum, 6 vehicles stood up for its unprecedented rallying career

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Erik Carlsson, Mr. Saab, is no longer with us ...

It was on the Saab Festival 2010. And I was excited. Erik Carlsson was traveling with his friends in the Bilmuseum, and I took the courage to speak to him. Because he was the living Saab legend. But you did not need courage, like

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SAAB Festival. Impressions.

A Saab Festival in Trollhättan is always a special event. The small town on the Göta Älv has its own flair, and when Saabs from all countries are guests, then it unfolds a lot of charm. At the traffic lights are beefed up Saab two-stroke next to bubbling 900 Turbo 16S. Then, when the ride is clear, they storm off under a loud, excited shriek and show the turbo what a classic car can. The Saab heart is happy and thinks of the good old days.

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SAAB weekend: simply annoying ...

Everyone who deals with the automotive hobby knows this. A few years ago, it happened to me the last time. With a friend I was traveling to buy a Saab 900 Turbo sedan. The pictures were promising, the seller overoptimistic. Locally, the Saab proved to be a non-salvageable scrap object, the pictures turned out to be 10 years old.

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SAAB News: Erik Carlsson visits the Air Force Museum

SAAB News: Erik Carlsson visits the Air Force Museum. In Belgium, at the international Saab meeting, people often asked about the Saab rally legend. “Where's Eric…” was the most frequently asked question in Spa. Because usually he doesn't miss a big Saab event. His heart is still beating “Saab”.

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SAAB Museum: Pictures Review of the opening

Last Saturday was the reopening of the Saab Museum in Trollhättan. Saab friends, who were live on site, report an emotional amosphere. Erik Carlsson made a moving speech, followed by a fanfare solo and started somewhere in the hall

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SAAB Video: The Saab Museum is open again!

Actually, not many words are needed today. The Saab Museum in Trollhättan, the Mecca of all Saab fans is reopened. For months we have been worried about the preservation of the historical Saab collection. Also Saab drivers from Germany have on the

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Saab 96 at the Rally Monte Carlo Historique 2011

We know the man after all, we said in the summer of last year in Trollhättan. Of course, Peter Steinfurth, editor-in-chief of Oldtimer Markt, is known in the classic car scene as the proverbial “colorful dog”. The combination Steinfurth / Saab was new to us. Everything was clear

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Saab Festival 2010 Trollhattan

Saab is independent again. Saab is free. Saab celebrated in 2010 in July the beginning of a new section in the company's history with a festival in Trollhattan. The year 2010 is past, but the historic, first Saab Festival after independence want

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