The ideal youngtimer - Saab 9-5 Aero

A Saab 9-5 Aero, automatic, black and a few kilometers. Then in a state that simply puts you in a good mood and that triggers a certain reflex. You have to have this Saab! A good decision, because the 9-5 Aero is the youngtimer

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Snow and ice - on the go in the cold season

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

The cold season ... Normally, my automobile 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 had to stay outside. That it

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Out and about with the 9000. Driving classic cars and classics only seasonally?

Driving classic cars only seasonally or year round?

The time is running. Relentless, precise. Many things are predictable. New cars become used, with a little luck also youngtimers. Perhaps later, and it takes a lot of attention and the right owner, they mature into classics. The topic becomes

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After the rescue: Note 2 from the appraiser

Saab 9000 CD rescue. Technique & finale. (3)

After Oli had pulled his 9000 CD with a trailer from the yard, he tried, among other things in auto-archeology. His result was surprising, the past of rolling cultural heritage is well documented. Now the technology is on the list. At old

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Anna 2015

Happy Birthday! Finally 20 years!

Birthday, 20 years, finally ... On March 30th the time had come. The Saab 9000 Anna project and its midnight blue, still nameless relative turned 20. Together they rolled off the assembly line in Trollhättan on the same day, came to Germany, and then parted ways

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Saab 9000, Anna Project

A chassis for the 9k. Saab original or not?

If it were after the mainstream, then you should not get involved in old cars. Digital mobility is coming, electric cars, fully networked, are considered the future. What do you want there with an analog, now 20 years old Saab

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Saab project 102 1988. Image: Saab Automobile AB

The Saab 900 II saga. Project X67 and X68.

This is the story of a car that started out to save a brand. A vehicle whose genesis is unique and dramatic. It's the story of the Saab 900 II.

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Saab 9000. Preparing for hibernation.

End of the season. Youngtimer and classic right over winter.

The season has gone, many classic cars and classics disappear in dry halls. An annual ritual that is gaining importance in Saab circles. Because many vehicles of the small cult brand have become lovers' objects over the last few years.

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Saab 9-3x Concept. Image: Saab Automobile AB / Archive

Short break. If the blog (ger) has a runny nose

The brief blog break was associated with a simultaneous catching up on the blogger's cold, perhaps symbolic of the blog and its future. Whether, figuratively speaking, it will only stay with a morning cold, will show.

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Saab 9-5 meets

My SAAB story

It was 1992, I was 17 back then. A good friend was two years older than me and had just got his driver's license. His family had three cars. A Volvo 240 station wagon and a Volvo 940 station wagon. Both cars stood him

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Saab 9000 Anna Project

Saab 9000 Anna Project. Everything will be fine.

If there is general advice on how to deal with youngtimers and classics, then this: never give up! Anna came to us as a nursing case in April 2013. Then stood in the hangar for almost 2 years until we got the

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Anna in the winter. The Saab loves snow and ice

Saab youngtimer in winter. A self-experiment (2 / 2)

Anyone who moves an old car should have a certain tolerance and willingness to repair minor defects themselves. A Saab youngtimer also has some surprises in store, especially if it is used in everyday life.

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Saab Inside, The 96, Youngtimer by Motor Klassik

Saab reading

Saab makes itself rare in the media, so I am happy if I can find saabish reading somewhere. Most of the time I buy the magazine because I think journalistic work should be paid for. But things are going badly for him

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Saab - Scania logo. Saab 9000 1998. The best years of the brand?

Future Market Youngtimer

In the last few days there has been a lot of talk about the future ... networked and autonomous driving, electric cars, a mobility provider with a new brand from Trollhättan. The blog does the balancing act, because we have two future topics - one of them is called Saab.

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Saab 9000 CSE 2.0t, Anniversary and 9000 CSE 2.3t Anniversary, both 30.03.1998.


You see the light of day on the same day and place. Many years later they meet again. The life you started at the same time has developed differently. It's the same with people - but also with cars!

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