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The Saab 9-5 was an executive car produced by the Swedish automobile maker Saab Automobile. The first generation 9-5 was introduced in 1997 as the replacement to the Saab 9000 for the 1998 model year. At the time, the car represented a great leap forward for Saab. In the United States, the 9-5 was introduced in the spring of 1998, for the 1999 model year. On September 15, 2009, the second generation was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show and production began in June 2010.[1] It was the first Saab to be launched under Spyker Cars’ ownership, even though it was developed almost completely under GM’s ownership….

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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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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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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‘Scary’ Head-on Collision in Hungary

A fiery head-on collision between a Audi A6 Avant and a Saab 9-5 SportWagon closes Road 88 near city of Sárvár in Hungary for hours Saturday afternoon. Actually, this was a multiple vehicle collision – a traffic accident involving 4 vehicles. For now, the official did not know the causes of accidents,  but it is indicative that the Audi A6 driver
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Saab and The Aspen Police Department Ski Team

Here’s another interesting story from the history of the Saab company. Through history of brand, Saab cars has been used by police units in many countries around the world. Just yesterday we shared the story with readers on the use of Saab vehicles in the Kingdom of Oman Police Forces. And today, here’s another interesting
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Saab driver crashing into a number of police cars in Queensland

Interesting, but not so famous Saab story, comes to us from the Australian town of Nambour (Queensland). A local man, Saab 9-5 driver, has been charged with wilful damage, drink driving and traffic offences after allegedly crashing into a number of police vehicles at Nambour yesterday afternoon. Around 3.45pm, it will be alleged a 56-year-old man drove
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Saab 9-5 NG – The Best IIHS Safety Rating of the Year

Another car owner confirmed the safety of Saab cars. Today, Clinton Johnson owner of Saab 9-5 NG from South Carolina put on Facebook testimony “close encounter” with a deer. Yesterday morning, a deer crashed into his car… Here is his testimony: “The car critics wasn’t lying whenever it said “it had the best IIHS safety rating of
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Two Swedish Stanced Saab 9-5 Sportwagon

Some like this, some people do not like, but these two Saab 9-5 Wagon look pretty good. Both 9-5 Wagons come from Sweden, and both are of the same generation (9-5 first gen.), one car is red, the other white, and both are stanced… See, this is the first white Saab: …and this is the second Stanced Saab
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DIY: How to Make a Tablet Mount for Saab 9-5

We all use tablets in cars for music, navigation, CRM, entertainemnt and emails. For navigation and music we had to find a way of mounting the tablet to make it as safe as possible to use while mobile. This owner of Saab has created an interesting wooden holder for Tablet. The basic concept is a wooden frame to
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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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Another Saab 9-5 NG Gave His Life To Save His Owner

All owners of Saab already know how Saab cars are safe, and a last generation (Saab 9-5 NG) confirms this fact. The latest in a series of incidents in which the Saab 9-5 saved the life of his owner, took place about a month ago, near Shotley Gate in United Kingdom. Crash was scary, but son of the owner
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“Hirsch-Style” Carbon Fibre Steering Wheel for Saab

You probably remember that we are on this blog already referred custom steering wheels for Saab. They were steering wheels manufacturing in Taiwan by OJ Steering wheels, these steering wheels for Saab are quite inaccessible (for various reasons) or too expensive. But now, these steering wheels can be purchased in Europe, at a lower price and more accessible. Tuner house TunStyle now
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Custom Gauge Pods for Saab cars

On the global market, there are currently a large number of companies that offer Custom Gauge Pods – upgrades for various types of cars. One of such companies is Ortiz Custom Pods, the company offers offers these Gauges and Custom Gauge Pods for a large number of brands, including the special Gauge Pods for Saab cars. Currently, the company offers 13 different
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