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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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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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Saab engines in the new Chinese Armored SUV BJ80

The new Chinese anti-riot SUV Beijing Auto BJ80 was unveiled on the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. This is a specila version of civil SUV BJ80C, and a common feature of both cars is that they are driven by the famous 2.3 Saab gasoline engines. However, BJ80 “Riot Control Car” which is not really a riot
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Look-alike concepts? Renault Trezor – Saab Aero X?

Star of the Paris motor show which opens today (29. September 2016)? Among the concept-car candidates is the Renault Trezor, an extravagant 4.7 m-long two-seater grand tourer with fighter jet-style cockpit canopy, fitted luggage, a wooden dashboard and a “Passion Red” paint job that even extends to the windows… Renault TreZor showing us the Renault’s
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Saab Girl at Saab Turbo X Driving Academy

Here’s another interesting Saab story from 2008, from the time when saab promoted a new model – Saab 9-3 Turbo X. And at the center of the story is a girl – Saab girl named Kaylan Marie. It was 2008, and She was only 21 years old. And she knows just as much about Saabs as the
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Saab 9-6C – RWD V8 Coupe

Does anyone remember what bilsport.se had as main news April 1, 2005? At that time, GM has reportedly announced the creation of a new sport coupe – rear-wheel drive Saab V8 Coupe. The images that are then supposedly “leaked” showing the concept car that was clearly designed in the United States with a very “stylish” design and aftermarket wheels.
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Two Saab Airbag Recall Corrections

To let people know the 2003-2011 Saab 9-3 airbag recall is changing. GM safety recall 28810 / Saab safety recall 15041 – Driver’s Side Airbag Inflator: Correction #1 – GM has determined that the models immediately below are NOT subject to the recall. These vehicles do NOT HAVE drivers side Takata steering wheel airbag inflators. · Saab 9-3,
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Saab 9-2x Recall: Passenger side frontal airbag

Takata’s expansion of their previous recalls has increased the number of vehicles affected, and currently include approximately 19 million vehicles in the United States. On June 17, 2015, NHTSA verified that Vehicle Identification Numbers for vehicles made by the 12 automakers involved were available, and that owners could now search on NHTSA’s and manufacturers’ VIN
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Rebadged Saab 9-3 is Turkey’s New National Car!

Turkey’s project to create a national car brand was first announced in 2011 and attracted the attention of many national and international companies. But there was no support from domestic or foreign companies, not even from Ford, Fiat, Renault or the several other international car companies which have important production plants in Turkey, for a new brand utilizing the traditional internal combustion technology. Upadate 15.
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Saab based SUV hits the Chinese car market

Saab based compactSUV Beijing Auto Senova X65 had its officially debut at the exhibition 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show and now this car  hits the Chinese market, price starts at 98.000 yuan and ends at 149.800 yuan ($15.889 – 24.090). Senova X65 is based on their Matrix platform, which is derived from the platform of the Saab 9-3. BAIC, the
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