Category Archives: SAAB Reviews

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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Used Car Review: Saab 9-3 Sportcombi

Here’s another interesting Saab review,  this time it is review of Saab 9-3 Sportcombi 2.0 T with 210 BHP as a used car. This review was done by Jamie aka Jamie_FYD from England, He is known for his numerous Modified And Performance Car Reviews. He says: “Never even sat one of these so was definitely something I wanted
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Nice Review by BMW fan: Saab 9-3 2.0T Stage 1

This is a very nice review of a stage 1 tuned 2009 Saab 9-3 2.0T. The tune was done by Boost Customs – Canadian tuner house (We remember them by custom LED tail lights for Saab 9000). It is interesting, because the review made a BMW fan – T.H.  the proud owner of the BMW E46. On his video channel,
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PBS Review: “Great Cars – SAAB”

This is old, but nice video From the PBS TV series on automobiles “Great Cars”. As they say in this TV series: “Saab has created many supreme automotive designs. But Saab marches to its own tune. And breaking from tradition has enhanced Saab’s appeal. Saab’s independence can be traced to its precarious development on the
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Inside the Saab 9000

Here’s another interesting Saab review, this time the model 1987 Saab 9000.  Video inside of the gorgeous Saab 9000, built like an aircraft with it’s cockpit layout. Note the fuse-box inside the glove box, and how thoughtfully laid out it is. Switches and gauges are modular and interchangeable, window switches between the seats…simply SAAB

Ari Vatanen Chose Saab 9-5 NG

Ari Vatanen, a Finnish rally driver, is one of the most famous and the best rally drivers in the World. Vatanen won the World Rally Championship drivers’ title in 1981 and the Paris Dakar Rally 4 times, and holds the record Youngest World Rally Champion – 29 years, 212 days! Ari Vatanen appeared in a TV show (Discovery TV) “Idris Elba:
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BT: Everyday classic – Saab 99

British Telecommunications (BT) online magazine makes a review of the famous model Saab 99, entitled “Everyday classic: Saab 99 – The smooth Swede that developed a seriously sporty side“. Here are a few interesting excerpts from this article: Rally History Race and rally success came to the 99 Turbo, particularly in the hands of Erik Carlsson and
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Motorweek remembers Saab Viggen

Today, MotorWeek remembers one of the last great Saabs in its vintage review of the 1999 9-3 Viggen. This model was the pinnacle of Saab’s capabilities, with a powerful engine and special aerodynamics package. “The jet-inspired Viggen was the pinnacle of everything Saab’s engineers could do at the time. Starting with the standard Saab 9-3, the
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Saab 900 Turbo Review by Regular Car

As they say for themselves – “Car Reviews mixed with toilet humor” – nothing serious and humorous review of 1986 Saab 900 Turbo by Regular Car Reviews. And, this Saab…  the tape on the headlights, Yelow hang-on handle from the subway, bonnet decorated with drawings… Someone will like it, someone no…

Saab 900S – MotorWeek Retro Review ’83

Here’s a MotorWeek Retro Review of the Saab 900S from 1983. This is a great chance to see Saab still alive and kicking. While not one of the more famous turbocharged examples, the naturally aspirated 900S is still a quintessential Saab in every other way. The MotorWeek reviewers definitely aren’t sold on the looks though, and
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Saab Arctic Adventure with Alan Taylor

TV Show “THE DRIVE WITH ALAN TAYLOR” puts you in the driver’s seat for a unique, fast paced look at today’s automotive industry. Award winning host, Alan Taylor, is a 30-year broadcast veteran and a true automobile aficionado. For years, Alan has been a featured automotive expert to millions on ABC’s Live with Kelly & Michael,
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1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen Review

This review was done by Ian Royle for Men and Motors magazine,  takes the 1999 turbo charged Saab 9-3 Viggen for a test drive on the streets of Monaco, to see what performance improvements the turbo charger has made and how it is to drive in general.