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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…

My SAAB squadron

This morning we received an interesting Saab story from a Saab enthusiast Doug Stewart. He has amassed a sizable collection of Saab cars, and this is what he says about his Passion: “My passion for Saab cars began in 1986 when I bought my first base Saab 900 5speed type H engine in Columbus, Ohio. From
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NEVS is waiting license for electric vehicle production in China

NEVS has delivered a number of test vehicles, and submitted all the information to get his license for electric vehicle production in China, according to Ttela – local newspaper in Sweden.  Now the company is awaiting the authorities’ notice. Meanwhile, the first commercial electric cars were delivered. According to the same source, the basis of
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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 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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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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