Saab On The Brink: Mr. Smith Sonett Goes To Washington MotownSam Smith1/08/10 12:00pm891EditPromoteGo to permalinkToday, Saab's Swedish board voted to liquidate the brand. No telling if Trollhättan will quirk again, but shortly after everything went to pot, we took a 1972 Saab Sonett to GM's headquarters. Perspective? Yup. Also, that freewheeling clutch is weird.