Tag Archives: SAAB 9-3

The Saab 9-3 is a compact executive car produced by the Swedish automaker Saab Automobile. The 9-3 was originally based on the GM2900 platform and subsequently changed to the GM Epsilon platform. Other vehicles based on the same platforms include the Opel Vectra and Cadillac BLS. Though the current production model of 9-3 is still based on the Epsilon platform, Saab’s current owners, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, are developing the newer Phoenix platform which was conceived post GM divestiture to debut for the 2015 model year. The 9-3 is currently Saab’s only model, offered as a saloon, and will be available in three different body styles: saloon, estate and convertible…

The SAAB Artwork: “How I put a SAAB 9-3 into Cranbrook Art Museum”

Architect Farid Rakun Studied architecture at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Indonesia. He is an artist, writer, editor, teacher and instigator based in Jakarta. Trained as an architect, he currently serves as editor and researcher for the artists’ initiative ruangrupa, while teaching full-time at the University of Indonesia. In one of his artistic projects
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Two Saab 9-3: Reunited

Two Saabs 9-3 were standing together on the assembly line in Trollhättan – now they have reunited. This is another interesting Saab story of two cars. Here is an article about Gustav Larsson and his colleagues Anton Bäcksholm SAAB 9-3, two cars who were manufactured after one another at the same production line in Trollhättan, and now they
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“What Do You See?” – SAAB TV Commercial

This is a brilliantly shot commercial for Dave Towell Saab, ex-Saab dealership from Ohio. This simple but very effective TV commercial for Dave Towell Saab defies the conventions of what you expect from a local car dealer. Founded in 1912, Dave Towell are the oldest Cadillac dealer in the state of Ohio and one of the
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Saab 9-3 Lightning Blue Stage 2 for Special Saabers

Big Saab fan Anti Palm, General Manager of Autotarvete OU (24 years of SAAB maintenance experience), sent us an interesting Saab Story from Estonia. His company Autotarvete OY (the brand name is SaabiAnti) has been operating in SAAB cars maintenance and repair business as well as spare parts trade since 1992. This makes them a company of the longest business
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Saab 9-3 Aero Maptun Stage 3 from Moscow

Pavel Shcherbinin from Moscow  is an ordinary guy crazy about Saab cars. In fact, like all of us Saabers. He told us that the tuned car is entirely his merit. His Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8T AT got a nice tuning – Stage 3 by Maptun, and further improved by Pavel. Let’s start talking a little about the
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Special Drift Saab 9-3 RWD is up for Sale!

You may already have seen this car on Youtube, you may have already seen this car on Youtube, it is a very interesting car – real Drift Swedish “hybrid” (see also Saab 9-5 drifter). When you look at it, you see the famous Saab 9-3 SportCombi, but  It’s got a Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine B524t5, BMW gearbox,
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Saab Driver and Young Girl Survive Serious Crash in Somerset

This is a miracle, or however, the result of structural advantages Saab vehicles. Serious Traffic accident occurred yesterday in Somerset, near Boston. Somerset Police Chief George McNeil said it’s nothing short of a miracle that everyone survived. “It’s unbelievable, it’s incredible,” said eorge McNeil – “It looks like a fatality but fortunately there isn’t one.” A man
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Saab 9-3: Water-Alcohol Injection Project

People will do anything to improve the performance of their cars; will add a new turbo, a new spoiler, will do the remapping, and so on… One of the things that is often applied to improve the performance is water injection (Water-alcohol or Water-athanol). Why inject Water into turbocharger’s face? There are different opinions, if before the turbo then by
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By Summer 2018 the First Cars to Be Sold Under the Name NEVS 9-3

In Swedish financial newspaper Dagens industri last week you can read two articles about how NEVS is addressing the future of mobility; both by creating digital mobility solutions as well as developing 100 percent electric vehicles. The collaboration with Turkey is one of the step they take on their journey towards shaping mobility for a more sustainable
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Road Rage or Not So Tipycal Saab driver

This is an unusual and atypical Saab story. Unusual, unfortunate event took place in the English town of Scunthorpe. The main culprit of this story is one atypical Saab driver (remember Saab stereotypes). Unfortunate event took place in April this year, and now he had an epilogue in court – Saab Driver who mowed down pedestrians
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Saab 9-3 From the Future

This project “SAAB NEW RANGE STRATEGY“ is the result of four months of work of the French team of students, realised at Institut Supérieur de Design Valenciennes. The project dates from 2013 and was presented in early 2014. The philosophy was to present a brand strategy (branding) for Saab to restart studying the market, customers and
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Amazing Stanced Saab 9-3 from Latvia

Stanced and lowered cars are pretty common on the roads these days. Some people don’t quite understand the attraction, but for those who do, getting lower can become quite the obsession. You probably did not know, but Latvian stance scene is very strong. A large number of Latvian fans of Stanced cars gathers around the site stance.lv. One of
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Strut brace upgrade for Saab cars

Saab owners are independently designing, manufacturing all kinds of cool hacks (such as eSID2, retrofit headlights, stereo upgrade,), upgrades (Saab 9-5 panel fascia) and repair jobs for our old Saabs. If we can’t find a needed replacement part, we as a Saab community, will manufacture something better than the original parts. This is one (front strut
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