This story is not for people looking for basic transportation. It is for Jalops who, rather than buy another boring compact, would like the opportunity to get one of the last cars Saab sold in America. The good news is that even the cheapskates can now buy the most tragic of Swedish luxury cars.
I was taking my dog on a walk the other day when someone drove by in the last Saab 9-5. Boy, did that car turn my head. It's definitely not something you see every day.
The oft-discussed but rarely seen Saab 9-5 wagon has landed in the U.S. and will be put up for sale.
Sometimes, school projects can be a lot of fun, like when you're assigned to decorate a poster or blow up a car using high explosives.
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.
The guys over at Found Our Own Road went looking for the hundreds of new Saabs held in limbo at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's vehicle shipping and processing center due to Saab's forced bankruptcy.
With news that Saab has finally declared bankruptcy and is now as close to being officially börked as it's ever been, many might question whether they should buy one of the more than 1,600 new Saabs for sale at dealerships across the United States. Should you? No. At least not yet. Here's why.
This morning, a day after we reported GM's keeping options open on Saab beyond December 31st, Automotive News reports GM will restart some production lines in January including the 2010 Saab 9-5. So Saab's alive. For the moment anyway.
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!
In the press conference where it was announced Mr. Fritz "No Badge Engineering" Henderson was resigning, GM also stated there were suitors for Saab despite the Koenigsegg deal falling through. The board will considering offers until the end of December.
Two-stroke engines for cars have always been on the smoky and noisy side, but they sure do make a lot of power for their size!