Anna & Winter. Welcome to Kiel

Saab 9000 Anna Project (Part 3)

It is deep winter. Kiel lies under a thick blanket of snow when Anna arrives there. It took two days to transport the 9000 CSE Anniversary to the north. The team around Markus Lafrentz gets down to work and creates one

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SAAB 9-5 II. Rear view camera for the Swede.

In the price list for the 2012 model year it could be ordered under the code RV-CAM. The reversing camera for the new generation Saab 9-5. And “my” Saab 9-5 II sports suit, which I was allowed to drive for a few days in 2011, had one. What

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SAAB photo. Saab 9-5 II sports car on the road.

Jürg was traveling with his family on holiday in the direction of Denmark. Of course in his Saab 9-5 sports car when there was an unexpected meeting of different Saab generations. A rare Saab 9-5 II sports car was on a van, also on the way through Germany. Logical that one stalks there, the right moment from fits, and then shoots the pictures. Thanks Jürg!

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SAAB service Kiel. Review.

The Saab dealer network has never been particularly densely woven and the last few years have made it even wider. It is gratifying that there are still dedicated dealers who have recognized their opportunity in the niche and live the Saab. At the top of the north is Saab-Service-Kiel, the Saab base of the Lafrentz family. It is exciting to learn how Saab customers assess the Kiel. Especially if they are not from northern Germany. But from further away. In our case from Austria.

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SAAB Festival. The Tour.

For some questions in life one looks for answers for a long time. Other things answer by themselves. For example the question about the Saab Spirit. In Germany, he is very lively and enjoys good health. The proof of this was provided last Thursday by the fans of the Swedish cult brand in Kiel.

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SAAB press. SAAB Parts Germany in auto service practice.

The specialist magazine “Autoservicepraxis” reports in its April issue on developments at Saab and Daihatsu. Under the heading of “estate administrators”, which was not quite happily chosen, it is about the Swedes, who want to start production again this year, and the Japanese,

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SAAB Festival Sweden. Tour Kiel - Trollhättan (registration deadline).

5 more weeks! More than 30 teams have now registered for the Kiel - Trollhättan tour. Our little Saab event in the north is no longer that small. On Thursday, May 30th, the fans will meet from 15.00 p.m. on the Saab Service Kiel site. For spontaneous people, it is now the last opportunity to register.

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SAAB News. Saab 9-5 II front spoiler and side skirts

For a long time it was “sold out” and for a long time it was very quiet about the Saab specialists from St. Gallen. But now there is good news for Saab 9-5 II owners from Switzerland. The long-time Saab house tuner Hirsch Performance still has a big Saab heart. A new edition of the front spoiler and side skirts is now being produced in a small series for the 9-5 II.

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SAAB Festival Sweden. Saab tour Kiel - Trollhattan.

The countdown for the Saab Festival in Trollhättan is on. In good 8 weeks the time has come! On Thursday, the 30. Saab fans traveling to Gothenburg on the Swedish ferry will meet at Saab Service Kiel on May. Historic vehicles of the Swedish brand and also very rare Saabs of the pre-series are announced. Reason enough to make something more out of it! For our little Saab event and our trip to Trollhättan we have created a program.

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SAAB talc. Where the Saab beats heart.

Saab partners do not have it easy. The last years have been turbulent and I take my hat off to any partner who has brought his company through the hard times. Every dealer has his or her own approach to master the current situation. Some Saab partners actively trade with used Saabs and do good business. They travel long distances, buy interesting vehicles from all over Europe or import Saabs from the USA. The customers thank it. For example, there is the Saab Center in Mainz, which was able to sell some vehicles through the blog last year.

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Rearview mirror. Speculative bubble.

The Saab auction in Sweden ended on Wednesday. There was already great interest in the run-up to the event, and even on the day of the auction, emails with questions were still arriving. I answered very few of them. Because it was mostly the "usual suspects" who have been on the hunt for bargains for more than a year. Who do not want to understand, even after a long phone call, that no dealer will give a 3-year guarantee for a Saab model year that will never be produced. Or who simply don't want to see the risk of buying a model like the Saab 9-4x that has never been launched in Europe. No, this is a blog. No Saab help desk.

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SAAB meeting 2013: Off to Trollhattan!

Hotel and ferry are booked! At the end of May, the Saab Festival in Trollhättan. From Frankfurt to Kiel, where the fans meet on Thursday afternoon at Saab-Service-Kiel. Then in the direction of Schwedenkai, the ferry to Gothenburg and on Friday morning together over

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SAAB News: Saab visit from Riga

In the north, Saab Service Kiel is proving itself increasingly as a specialist for Saab 9-5 II and the mega-rare Saab 9-5 II sports combination. In recent days, visitors from Riga came to the fjord. A Saab 9-5 II sports model 2012 and a Saab 9-5 II sedan from the same model year.

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SAAB 9-5 driving report in Aftonbladet and Blogger on the way

There is reading material for Saab fans in Sweden today. The Aftonbladet brings a three-page driving report of the Saab 9-5 II sports suit in its print edition. I don't know whether the story “En Sista Saab” will also be available online. But for all Saab fans from Sweden and also for those from Germany who are traveling in Sweden privately or professionally today, two are known to me, it is worth buying. Because the story is well written.

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SAAB Talk: Griffin up your Saab! Part II

He did it. In November, we talked about the Saab Griffin parts that Saab Service Kiel brought from Sweden. Parts of the blog team had backed up the radiator grille with the airplane logo. Reader Ulrich was something

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