Saab 9000 vs. Saab 9-5

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 that looked like a cheap Japanese car in some markets. You wanted to go with it

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Saab 9000 vs. Saab 9-5 Aero

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. Some big four-door hatchback

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The largest Saab dealer in the world?

Time for a new column. Saab on Sunday will accompany us into the new week with some small talk. The largest Saab dealer in the world was ANA in Trollhättan until 2011. The company was part of a larger chain operating in

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One of only 500 - Saab 9000 T16 Sport

The stuff that collectors' dreams are made of? Limited editions and special editions! Saab has a lot to offer. Much more than meets the eye at first glance. The brand's history is rich in variants, and some models have it

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The evolution in the Saab 900. Image: Saab Automobile AB

Design. The Saab cockpit over time

Design and ergonomics. Security thinking. These are integral parts of the Saab DNA. Nowhere else can you better experience the constant quest for perfection of usability than in the cockpit of a Saab. Representing all Saabs today is a tour of the middle class. ready

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Saab 9000 Aero. Image: Saab Automobile AB

Saab 9000. Björn Envall gives the world a wedge.

1990 is one of the fateful years at Saab. GM gets in and immediately goes to the most important construction sites. The new plant in Malmö, whose construction was a political decision, will be closed 18 months after its inauguration.

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Saab 9000 successor. Design Bjoern Envall

Never built: Saab 9000 successor

On the 28. 04. 1998 ran in Trollhättan the last Saab 9000 for Germany off the line. An 150 PS Softturbo CSE, Scarab Green, manual transmission. Whole 29 chassis numbers later was also the end for the rest of the world. The last Saab 9000

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Saab Spacecoupe 1999 Bjoern Envall

Never built. Saab Spacecoupe

The year 1999. The Saab 9-5 was still fresh, the 9000 had made its final laps. There was no direct successor. From now on, the 9-3 I was the last hatchback from Trollhättan - and it should stay that way.

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Audi Q6 e-tron at the IAA. Tail light from the Saab 9-5 and 9-4x. Desing: Andreas Mindt

IAA. Audi makes Saab - Borgward puzzles

We could find clear design elements from Saab in future Audis. The continuous light strip at the rear is a design feature of the last Saab 9-5 and 9-4x. It would also have adorned the 9-3 successor. But now Audi ...

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Saab 9000 SC

Saab 9000 SC test drive

A look in the rearview mirror shows that something is different here. Where the Saab 9000 CS window nestles harmoniously in the hatchback, the 9000 SC lures with almost endless widths. The SC is a stately station wagon that is more

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Almost forgotten…

Big Saab names met last Wednesday at the Saab Bil Museum. Olle Granlund, Stig-Göran Larsson, Björn Envall and many others had an anniversary to celebrate.

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Picture puzzle. Saab design by Björn Envall - the story.

Our last picture puzzle showed a Saab design by Björn Envall. The story behind the sketch begins at the Saab Festival 2013 in Trollhättan. A typical story that you can experience only with Saab and no other brand. The

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