The idea was simple. To turn an old Saab into an almost new car

The missed opportunities and their consequences

Does anyone still remember 2015 and the Ida project? It all started with a disaster. An old and admittedly pretty neglected Saab 9-5 caused trouble. Not that this is Saab specific. If you don't care for cars, you have to go with them

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Phoenix in the Netherlands: the first SAAB EV

A top speed of 70 km / h and a range of 65 km. The first 100% electric SAABs rolled off the manufacturing belt at 1974 at a cost of SEK 14 million. Only one of the six prototypes built is still

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Saab 9000 - Anna Project

Saab 9000 Anna Project (Part 6) Tuning

The Saab 9000, our Anna project, slowly rolls through a small town. Nothing has happened yet ... but soon! Readers who are identified or susceptible to the 9000 based on their own medical history are advised to switch off now - and only at

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Saab Turbo X - recovered?

The Turbo X is a fascinating vehicle, its weakness is the relative sensitivity to heat, which it acknowledges with loss of power. To give the high-performance Saab more cool intercool, in November we took 2013 to a new LLK.

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Black is back. News from the Turbo X.

The Turbo X has been in our fleet for almost two years, and Blogger's toy has not lost any of its original appeal. The Saab is probably the last compact four-wheel drive from Trollhättan with a supercharged V6 under the bonnet. Because the

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SAAB News: Maptun Holiday Promotion

Maptun has long been more than just a Saab tuner. The Swedes from Örebro have long been dealing with the cult brand from Trollhättan and also supply wearing parts and accessories. At Christmas, there are 20 to 25% discount for a limited range of products.

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SAAB 9000 Rust: Fighting the Brown Pest Part II

Actually, we wanted to free the subsoil of our Saab 9000 only from low rust rates. And actually we wanted to give our beautiful Swede to Frankfurt in the winter, then it did not come because of the temporary difficulties there.

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SAAB Dates: Saab Events in Germany, Italy, Sweden

Our Saab calendar for the month of April has continued to fill up. The monthly Saab Meeting is taking place again in Frankfurt and another Saab event is taking place in the Leipzig region at the end of the month. At both meetings will be around

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SAAB News: Saab and E85 and Saab in the press

On Thursday I wrote a short article about our Saab 9-5 BioPower. Due to the high fuel prices, the ethanol Saab gains in attractiveness every day. Our friends at Saabsunited had the same idea and followed up with a post on E85. since

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Saab 9000 CSE update

Our Saab 9000 is still in its "improvement phase". Not that he really needs it, but once you've started it's hard to stop. After the undercarriage had new bushings pressed in, the 9000 now retracts as if

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Saab week: startup problems, empty bearings, Saab 9-6x, Saab 9000

No business news today, no crises. There was enough of that during the week. Today, the daily trivia around Saab, the blogger and his family. Since 19 years, I drive Saab, which is a lot about my age and even more about

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Saab 9-5 News: Maptun Brake Upgrade Kit

The Swedish Saab tuner Maptun offers an upgrade of the standard brakes to Saab Aero specification for older Saab 9-5 from the years 98 - 01 and for Saab 93 from the years 99-02. The brake discs correspond to those with a diameter of 308 mm

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Saab News Maptun: Maptun tuning kit Saab 9-3 Griffin TTID4

Nothing is so good that it cannot be made better - or faster. Maptun, Swedish tuner with a long Saab tradition, offers a new kit for the Saab 9-3 Griffin TTID4 in the 160 PS version to increase performance.

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Maptun Saab 9-3 and Neo Brothers Saab team at Snetertton Trackdays

On the 06.03 2011 Trackdays took place at the newly opened Snetertton Circuit. Maptun, with the newly built 415 PS Saab 9-3, had traveled on its own via Denmark, Germany, Holland to England. There you met the Saab crew

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Maptun Performance: Saab Trionic 8 tuning with 415 PS.

Maptun, the Saab specialist from Örebro, Sweden, has raised the bar for the Trionic 8 tuning once again. According to Maptun, the magical 400 PS limit has now been exceeded. The Maptun test car, a Saab 9-3 Aero from the year 2005,

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