Found off the cape: 1971 Saab 96

Welcome to Found Off The Street, our look at cars usually found on the cape that rust liked so much it decided to summer there; Cape Cod, MA. Today we have a "found off the cape" 1971 Saab 96. » 5/29/11 9:00am 5/29/11 9:00am

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

So, What Is the Heidelberg Project?

Detroit: (pronounced /dɪˈtrɔɪt/) A place subject to automatic ridicule from anyone who has never been to the Motor City. Frankly, this ridicule is becoming tiresome. The idea of a vibrant, interesting, exciting Midwestern city is somehow divorced from this 300 year old berg. The complete discounting of Detroit is a… » 5/19/08 1:20pm 5/19/08 1:20pm

Two-Stroke Screaming Song of the Saab

The best thing about two-stroke Saab rally cars, besides the Scandanavian dung-beetle styling, is that they sound like they're moving at roughly five to eight times the speed of light when they're well, not exactly going that fast.

Saab 96 2-stroke singing [YouTube]

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La Carrera Panamericana: Mothers of the Pearl

We ended up finding the website for Nicolina H bert and Anna S rensson's La Carrera effort, the pearl-gray Saab 96 simply down as the Pearl. It turns out that it started with the two women meeting at a party and striking up a conversation, when H bert admitted that she'd dreamed of doing the Mexican road race since… » 11/09/06 4:00pm 11/09/06 4:00pm

La Carrera Panamericana: The Pearl is Ready to Rock

Nicolina Hubert (right) and co-pilot Anna Sorensson are set to run their vintage Saab 96 — bearing the Steinbeckian sobriquet of "The Pearl" — in La Carrera Panamericana. The 96 was famously campaigned in rallies by Erik Carlsson back in the early 1960s and enjoyed a 20-year production run, with the last one… » 11/09/06 1:15am 11/09/06 1:15am