Category Archives: SAAB

“Americafied” Saab by Chuck Pelly

Charles W. Pelly, commonly Chuck Pelly, is an American industrial designer. Pelly is best known for founding the global design consultancy DesignworksUSA. Charles Pelly was a young talented designer who designed the Scarab sports cars in the late fifties. After completing his studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena he ended 1957
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Saab 9-3 Aero vs. VW Golf 5 R32

Here’s a some racing action from French tracks. The French association Team Zone Rouge 02 organizes car racing days, team regularly organizes races on the track Piste de Runs. This footage was recorded on one of their racing days, a little more than a month ago This Saab 9-3 Aero (280hp) in particular proved its capability, and driver posted some
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Saab 9-5 that’s almost a Per Eklund’s “Pikes Peak” Viggen

Most Saab enthusiasts have already heard of record-breaker Saab.This Super-Saab Viggen driven by the famous  rally driver Per Eklund, an he achieved numerous speed records. But in this case, it is super-tuned Saab 9-5, a car that is currently sold on ads in Finland. It has 600 horsepower and 760 Nm from the 2.3-liter engine.  the seller says
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Wooden Saab 900 Toy Car

This is a custom toy car modeled after a Saab 900 turbo classic (similar to this one 900,). This toy car is made out of solid maple and finished with a light coat of kid-friendly, nontoxic butcher block oil. The wheels spin freely for hours of fun. This toy, and it similar wooden toys, products
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Saab 900 Surface Friction Tester in Soviet Union

Here’s an interesting Saab video story from the former Soviet Union. By now, you’ve probably heard that Saab cars used for special purposes at airports around the world. Usually we see them on the big airports in the West, but Not commonly known that that Saab cars are used as surface friction testers at airports in the
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Saab 99 Turbo – Video review by Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle or DW is Germany’s public international broadcaster, and this week for their television they made a very interesting TV show named “Saab 99 Turbo – Schöner alter Schwede” or in translation “Saab 99 Turbo – Beautiful old Swede“. This is how they announce this TV show: In 1967 the Saab 99 was first introduced to
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Supercharged and Turbocharged Saab 9-3 (500hp) by MapTun Performance

Last week MapTun Performance posted a teaser of their tuning project in the dyno and it is now time to tell you more. This car has been presented before as “Project Saab 9-3 Lillebror” and it still is the same concept with both turbo and supercharged engine. The last time they worked with the car they
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Saab 9-5 NG Aero XWD – Winter Dance

See very rare footage of Saab 9-5 NG Aero XWD – XWD+ Turbo+ Snow = full enjoyment! It seems that most of you hide away your cars for the winter. I just changed to winter tyres, a XWD must be driven in snow. In this video new Saab 9-5 NG XWD demonstrates its ability in the snow.  As
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Saab Design: Saab 9-3 Mk1 (NG900)

On the top, very rare picture, you can see Designer Geoff Wardle working on a preliminary 1998 Saab 9-3 scale model in 1993, just one year before the launch of the Saab 900 NG. The NG 900 was principally the work of Norwegian designer Einar Hareide and Björn Envall (head designer for 9000), and evolved from their
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Saab strikes pole in Toronto

A Saab 9-3 sedan involved in a collision in Toronto’s Corktown is seen on Jan. 1, 2017 Although the image looks pretty bad, Saab driver facing non-life threatening injuries after crash at Parliament Street and Richmond Street East. A man was driving the Saab, said Toronto police oficer, and a female passenger was in the car
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Four men and a Saab

Four men, unplugged music and a Saab… All this is quite enough for entertaining amateur funny music video “The potato picker song” :)  

“My Saab Gave Up Its Life to Save Us!”

In the New year coming to us interesting stories about the rescue of Saab passengers. Another Saab lost but passengers walked away unscathed. Interesting Saab story sent to us Jean Fanning, and the center of attention was the beautiful yellow Saab Viggen. But here’s the thing: the first–hand Saab experience: “I guess even on its last
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Phantom 3 Follows the SAAB For 5 km

An owner of Saab 9-7x from Canada tested his known drone Phantom 3. “Follow me” drones are perfect when you want to get action footage of yourself skiing, cycling, snowboarding, running, surfing, or even driving. Typically, high-end quadcopters like the DJI Phantom 3 Pro Professional can only fly for about 25 minutes and at no more than 50mph. Even these
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A Look at the SAAB Heritage Museum USA

Known Saab enthusiasts Tom Donney  formed a non profit corporation called SAAB HERITAGE MUSUEM USA (Fort Dodge, USA) for the purpose of Education and Preserving these cars as a group for future generations to enjoy. By the way, he has achieved several world speed records in Saab cars. This is a collection (video bellow) of some of the pictures
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Close-up look at the rare Saab V8 engine

Close-up look at the rare Saab V8 engine, made in Finland in 1989. The Saab V8 engine engineering in Finland in late 1980s – four stroke spark-ignition prototype. Director of the SAAB-Valmet Uusikaupunki car factory, had the idea for a SAAB V8 on one of his trips to United States. People loved the SAAB 900 Cabriolet
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