Tag Archives: Saab Design

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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Luxury Leather SAAB Inspired Keyrings and Accessories

UK based company Suffolk SAAB Limited presents a new range of SAAB inspired leather keyrings and other interesting Saab Accessories. The initial launch is for 25 designs with a further 25 plus designs releasing in the next month. The keyrings are hand made in the UK exclusively for company Suffolk SAAB. They are hand made and
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Clever Design: Passenger Side Review Mirror Dipping in Reverse

Saab has had a great lineup of capable detail-oriented designers from the very beginning. Some would say;  their solutions were strange,  their solutions were quirky… But, when you think about it, you can see that they were right. For example, some have wondered why the buttons are large in cockpit. But the answer is very simple – Saab engineers
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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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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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Extended versions of the Saab 99 and 900

Here’s the kind of image Saab fans can only expect from Valmet Automotive. After designing, engineering and manufacturing extended versions of the Saab 99 and Saab 900 models in Uusikaupunki, Finns had plans for a Saab 9000 limousine, but these were never realized and all they have left are designs, now in Valmet Automotive’s archives. Saab
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Saab Convertible that never reached production

Here’s another interesting and unknown story from the history of Saab, which reveals Valmet Automotive. This is Another great find from the Valmet Automotive archives: a sporty looking design for a Saab cabriolet that never reached production. Could this have sold – what do you think? Would probably have sold very well in the late 80s
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Inside the Saab 9000

Here’s another interesting Saab review, this time the model 1987 Saab 9000.  Video inside of the gorgeous Saab 9000, built like an aircraft with it’s cockpit layout. Note the fuse-box inside the glove box, and how thoughtfully laid out it is. Switches and gauges are modular and interchangeable, window switches between the seats…simply SAAB

SAAB 9-0 Blender Concept

Blender is capable of creating delicious natural smoothies and drinks, packed full of nutrients that’s easy for the body to digest. And I assume that everyone have in their household, but do not have such a nice SAAB blender. This is product concept: SAAB 9-0 – Saab Inspired Blender Concept created by Logan McGee graphici and product designer
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Saab and Behavioral Design

Simplification is somethign everyone could use a little more of these days. All industrial products are the result of a design process, but the nature of this process can take many forms: it can be conducted by an individual or a large team; it can emphasize intuitive creativity or calculated scientific decision-making; and it can be
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Hyundai’s Ioniq hybrid with Saab’s “Hockey Stick”

In one of the previous blog posts we mentioned copying design elements of a classic Saab design and lines. Hyundai’s new hybrid concept Ioniq went one step further and copied “The hockey stick” – an recognizable design feature seen on nearly all Saab automobiles! 2017 Hyundai Ioniq will be a standalone hybrid model in Hyundai’s lineup.We’ll see
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Saab Design copied by Other Car Manufacturers

Historically, it is known that the Saab invested heavily in research and design. On the other hand, many manufacturers have not invested a lot of effort into the design and development, and are usually engaged in copying. Especially, those “copies” are coming from the east. We feel bad when we see them harvesting the ideas of Saab
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Arvid’s Saab concepts

Arvid Schwartz is a 19-year-old student from from the Swedish city Vagesbon. Arvid studied Industrial Design and according to his works, which he uploads to the Instagram We can see that he has talent. Among many of the Car concepts that he drew,  there are many Saab concepts. Just look at some of these great sketch of concept
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