Saab On The Brink: Mr. Smith Sonett Goes To Washington Motown

Today, 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. » 1/08/10 12:00pm 1/08/10 12:00pm

Project Car Hell, Bad Photo Edition: Midget or Sonett?

So we had another near-tie in yesterday's DKW-versus-Fairlady Choose Your Eternity poll, which may be partially attributable to the hard-to-decipher photos in each vehicle's listing. If you can't see the whole car, you can't tell how hellish and/or cool it really is, right? However, those photos were bad just because… » 11/13/07 5:30pm 11/13/07 5:30pm

Rumor Mill: Saab's New Sportster to Share Platform with Opel OPC

Reports of Saab's upcoming new sports car (coupe? roadster?) have so far been wide off the mark. While an executive of the GM division recently denied rumors Saab would get a version of the Solstice / Sky roadster franchise — once a scoop on which much of the past month's smart money had been bet — the Saab experts of » 11/15/05 7:45am 11/15/05 7:45am