Tag Archives: Saab 9-5

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….

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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Why own a Saab?

Vitaliy Sulu from Washington State has just released an interesting Saab video. He and members of his closer family closer are owners of even 3 Saab cars: Saab 9-3 Sportcombi, Saab 9-5 Aero wagon and Saab 9-3 Turbo X Hirsch XWD. In this video, he tried to answer the question: Why own a Saab? Whether he could convince you to
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Special Saab 9-5 Hearse on Ebay

Saab limousines are not uncommon, there are various versions,  but the British company Coleman-Milne specialized in converting Saab 9-5 (course and other models) models in classical extended limousine, and of course in HEARSE. in fact, on Ebay appeared two special Saab vehicles. Here they have for sale two superb examples of Saab funeral livery by renowned craftsman and coach builder Coleman
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Saab Race Car Rollover – Driver Without Injuries

A Car rollover is among the worst things that can happen to you on the road. Although rollovers occur in only about 3 percent of all serious crashes, they account for about 30 percent of people killed while riding in a passenger vehicle. Saab enthusiasts Martin Billan from Sweden, who has invested a lot of effort
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Moscow Troll – Saab 9-5 DrakkaR

Alex Zabolotnyy from Moscow sent it to us pictures of his beloved modest car – Saab 9-5 Troll “DråkkåR”. Alex is in his Saab 9-5 Troll put a lot of effort and work, which you can see from his photos. Underneath its bonnet lies the original Saab 9-5 2.3-litre turbocharged engine you’ll find in any similar model. Added to
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Unfulfilled Dream: Super Saab 9-5 Viggen with 285 hp!

This is an interesting Saab story of 2001. In fact, 1998 has started production of special “Viggen” model – A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3 was the “Viggen”, as it wrote the Swedish Aftonbladet. On the success of the 9-3 Viggen model, the SAAB Cars company was preparing at the time a special version of Saab
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Pulling Power – Saab 9-5

mrBman (We have already watched it many times on this blog) doing a quick pull in this hot weather in his special Saab 9-5 with finely tuned GTX3071r Turbo. His Saab 9-5 (b235r) having a power of 500 hp and 500 ftlb torque on e85. In his latest video clip he tested the pulling power from 100 km/h (60mph) to 220km/h
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