Vonnegut reflections on Saab still ring true

With Saab's official passing this past week it seems only appropriate to look back at the reflections of the quirky Swedes from a literary great and one time Saab salesman. Kurt Vonnegut owned and operated Saab of Cape Cod until it closed in 1961 in West Barnstable, Ma giving him plenty of time to reflect on the one of … » 12/25/11 11:00am 12/25/11 11:00am

The Death of Saab

Saab, the Swedish automaker born in Trollhättan, Sweden from the jets of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget, built its first passenger car, the Saab 92001 in 1947. After filing for bankruptcy this weekend, almost 65 years later, it now may never build another quirky car again. Let's take a quick look back at some of the best … » 12/19/11 6:04pm 12/19/11 6:04pm

Don't buy a Saab

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. » 12/19/11 1:05pm 12/19/11 1:05pm

GM might try to kill Saab, again

Less than two weeks ago it looked like Saab was finally close to selling itself to the Chinese and thus saving the brand, again... maybe. At least a few more months. Not so if GM has its way. Oh my God! They killed Saab again! You Bastards! » 11/07/11 3:30pm 11/07/11 3:30pm

How a Swede built a Viper-powered Saab wagon

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." » 5/16/11 1:30pm 5/16/11 1:30pm