The latest chronicle in the history of the Saab 9-3 would sound crazy - if it wasn’t for the already ridiculous game of Saab-potato we’ve seen since GM ditched the Swedish car brand in 2010. And yet the 9-3 will live on - as a Turkish Cadillac of sorts.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the group that bought the Saab factory and production rights to the Saab 9-3 after the Swedish automaker's second collapse in 2011, would like to think time has stood still. It would really help as they prepare to start production of the new 9-3 – which is a lot like the old 9-3.
Our mourning over the death of Saab has only deepened in recent months as we came to see photos of the aborted 9-3 Phoenix, the car that was intended to carry on the brand's hatchback legend in a uniquely Saab-ish way and bring them back from the brink. Unfortunately Saab went bankrupt before that car ever entered…
The saddest thing you can do to yourself is wonder "what might have been." If you're a Saab fan, get your tissue box ready, as we're about to show you the 9-3 that never happened.
Even though we keep hearing of rumors you'll be able to buy a new Saab 9-3 sometime next year in some part of the world, and an EV coming after that, there's still the matter of closing out the Spyker Era of the old Trollhattan firm.
Falling in love can be dangerous, especially when it's at a used car dealership. Bethany Porter's heart went all a-flutter once she laid eyes on a black '99 Saab 9-3 convertible with 98,000 miles on it sitting at the Geoff Rogers Autoplex in St. Peters, Missouri, home of the "price smash." She was ready to dump her…
With a life-saving infusion of Chinese cash on deck, Saab's ready to return to its beloved, idiosyncratic self. These pictures, nicked from a fundraising presentation earlier this year, give some outline to its brighter future.
Is there anything a Dodge Viper V10 engine can't be wedged into? If so, would someone please tell this guy from Sweden, who installed a 10-pot snakelump into a Saab 9-3 Combi. Sweden should just change its national motto to "Yes."
Swedish carmaker Saab will be the first major manufacturer to bring an Android-powered infotainment system — called iQon— to market next year. And unlike closed systems in other vehicles, Saab's turning over 500 inputs from vehicle sensors to third-party developers.
Development for the next generation Saab 9-3 is under way and early chassis test mules with few modifications have been spotted on the roads of Southern Europe ahead of an expected 2012 launch. [WorldCarFans]
The Saab 9-3 ePower prototype electric vehicle will debut at the Paris Motor Show.The ePower manages a 93 MPH top speed and 8.5-second 0-to-60, and as we'd expect from the lovable and quirky Swedish brand, it's a wagon. [Saab]
Saab CEO Jan Ake Jonsson and Spyker CEO Victor Muller plan to race the 2010 Mille Miglia in a 55 HP, two-stroke Saab 93. If that's not a good way to begin a partnership, we don't know what is.
Geo… Oldsmobile… Saturn… Pontiac… and now the Saab marque has landed on The General's Death Row. But don't worry- that won't stop the
scary-ass Saab zealots devoted Saab aficionados who race at the 24 Hours Of LeMons!
Assisted suicide is illegal in Sweden, explaining why Saab, a brand born from jets, died such a slow and painful death at the hands of GM and others. The seven vehicles most responsible for killing the Saab brand below.
We write about a great Saab achievement, and what happens? Minutes later, The General makes a tentative deal with a Chinese car manufacturer to build two Saab models in the Middle Kingdom!
This Swedish inline-four debuted in 1981, but it was essentially a redesign of the 1972 Saab-Scania B engine, which itself was based on the- wait, can this be right?- Triumph Slant Four engine.