Discretion as DNA - Saab 9-3 Aero 2000

The 9-3 Aero was rarely suspected of driving the sporty top model of the series. Discretion was in his DNA. Only insiders knew that there was a powerful turbo hidden under the serious sheet metal cladding.

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Is it fun? With the youngtimer through the cold season.

The cold season ... Normally, my automotive treasures are parked in a dry hall or in the carport. But this year everything changed. The carport is history, demolished. The hall is occupied to the last square centimeter. One

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The allure of beauty - Saab 9-3 2.0 T Aero Griffin

How do you determine good design? Probably because, after more than 15 years, you still say, wow - that's a beauty. These icons of good design are becoming increasingly rare in the SUV age. But

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Saab 9000 auctioned in Sweden for a record price

Auctions of old sheet metal are particularly exciting in Sweden. The country is promoting electromobility, banning old cars from metropolitan areas. The Swedes and the love of old tin? You could wiggle. But it doesn't

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Very close to the new car. Saab 9-3 Aero 2000.

The summer campaign for collector's vehicles will take place in Sweden on June 17th. An interesting offer is the Saab 9-3 Aero, which was first registered in 2000. Only 20 years old, so more of a youngtimer than a classic. Its specialty?

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Cockpit redesign. The Saab 9-3 should be cooler.

The Aero has been with me for 8 years. A long time, atypical for me. Certainly due to the circumstances. You have to think twice about selling a Saab today. Because it's hard to find something

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Saab 9-3 Aero. The beauty and the rust.

The Saab 20-9 Aero is 3 years old this year. He has had 12 exciting months behind him. Once he was even on the move in the tow truck. Over all the excitement, other things came into the

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The lying down. He is back!

The enclosure of the A3 between Aschaffenburg and Hösbach. Friends from Austria call them, half mockingly, avalanche barriers. In truth, it's a local noise abatement project that doesn't just have friends. It always comes in the enclosure

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A man named Uwe ...

My name is Uwe and I drive (also) a blue Saab. But these are almost all matches to the Ove from the novel "A man named Ove".

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Retrofitting. Another brake upgrade!

In the spring, the 9-3 I Aero was upgraded with better brakes. The system from the 9-5 OG Aero, which can also be found in Viggen, has been serving well since then. The brakes are (almost) no longer an issue.

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Better brakes for the Saab 9-3 Aero

The Saab 9-3 Aero of the first series brings, as a relatively lightweight and in connection with various Hirsch upgrades, sporty performance on the road. The Trollhättan Turbo is strong as a bear, only the brakes spoil the driving pleasure a bit.

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Cosmetics for the Saab 9-3 Aero

From November to the beginning of April it winters in a dry hall. During this time, the withdrawal symptoms increase, and the closer April approaches, the more often I visit him. Much too

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How I came to Saab ...

There was a time when there was only room for Alfa's in my garage. Nice but diva-like. Every time I put my ignition key in the left lock, you had to say a little quick prayer. Mostly he jumped

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Season finale 2015

Time is racing at turbo speed. The 9-3 Aero was barely allowed to hit the streets in spring, or on the highways in midsummer - it's autumn and hibernation is on the agenda. On the blog

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Saab 9-3 Aero or Viggen wanted

The Essen Motor Show is getting closer - the Greif flag will be waving there again this year. We ask our readers for help: We are still looking for an exhibition vehicle for the booth of the 1st German Saab Club

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