To Celebrate Saab’s Bizarre History, Clarkson And May Must Drop An E30…

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 10/07/12 6:00pm 10/07/12 6:00pm

Today's gallant knights prefer the 1980 Saab 900

Two years after Saab introduced their 900, the quirky Swedish cars still hadn't exactly caught on with mainstream car buyers. In a somewhat misguided effort to resolve this issue the company decided to produce this bizarre commercial for the UK showing their 900 bouncing off trees and flying through the air while… » 7/23/11 9:00am 7/23/11 9:00am

New Jersey dealer wants $100,000 for JFK Jr.'s used Saab

Today's lesson in morality and capitalism begins with a single question: Should you try to profit off the death of John F. Kennedy Jr. by selling his used Saab 900 for $100,000? One New Jersey dealer says why not? » 6/29/11 3:00pm 6/29/11 3:00pm

For $4,500, Your Saab’s Different, Mrs. Jalopnik

Saabs have always been eclectic, from the ignition lock between the seats, to their little mid-car mud flaps. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe '86 900 is no exception, and for $4,500, it'd let your Swedish freak flag fly. » 5/26/10 8:00am 5/26/10 8:00am

Börn From Jets: The Five Greatest Saabs Ever

The marque once known as Svenska Aeroplan AB is dead. After looking at the seven cars that killed the brand, let's take a moment to appreciate what Trollhättan gave the world. Long live the freewheeling clutch! » 12/18/09 3:30pm 12/18/09 3:30pm

You Want Cool Saab 900s? Go To Denver!

Every time I found a nice old Alameda Volvo for DOTS, the Saab-o-philes would tilt their heads up to a grim frozen uncaring sky and bewail my obvious anti-Saab bias, no doubt imploring Odin to send those damn Göteborg bricks straight to the Crusher. But what can I say? We just don't have old Saabs on the island! I did… » 1/11/08 3:30pm 1/11/08 3:30pm

What's Your Favorite Swedish Car?

So much for Strike Week. Let's move on then to cars from a socialist country: those funky meatballs from Sweden! As a child we were forbidden from thinking about cars from Odin's Skull Scandinavia. The old man found the idea of owning a viking-mobile in the desert wasteland of Los Angeles to be idiotic. And he took… » 9/26/07 12:30pm 9/26/07 12:30pm

Frankfurt Auto Show: Genuine Saab Turbo X

The born from jets crowd over at Trollhattan Saab report the car previously known as black turbo will officially bring the spirit of the original 900 turbo in line with a modern haldex awd system and 280 hp engine. An automatic transmission will also be available to channel power to the ground from the hair dryer. The… » 9/10/07 2:00pm 9/10/07 2:00pm