Tag Archives: Saab USA

“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 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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Tuned Saab 900 SiS Convertible from Swede Fleet

East Of Sweden Inc and Brandon Adams from Swede Fleet Tuning have been working on this Saab project for quite a while. This is 1988 Saab 900 SIS Convertible which we converted to T5. In fact, Currently Swede Fleet Tuning makes only one man – Brandon Adams. His passion for pushing these swedish thanks to the limits started at the age
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[email protected] as part of “Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2016”

There are few shows that eEuroparts team look forward to every year as much as Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals. This year organizer have reinvented a nearly 30-year tradition by transcending all marques, scenes and styles, the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals features more than 2,000 show vehicles. Cars and guests from around the world converged on
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Registration for SOC 2016 is now Open

The Saab Club of North America has just announced that Registration for SOC 2016 is NOW OPEN. Please use this link: www.saabconvention.com to view all the info about SOC 2016 and to register for the event. You will also find registration info for a super-exciting “pre-convention” event at Talladega Superspeedway on Thursday, August 4th—you will be
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Beautiful Animated SAAB Commercials by Jeanne-Philippe Delhomme

1995 SAAB company has hired well-known illustrators to get customers (target: college graduates) attention with interesting advertising campaign. Saab Cars USA has used animation for Saab 900 NG ads that debuted during April 1995. Saab USA had hoped the unconventional approach will appeal to the independent streak in car buyers, and “Find your own road” was the theme of Saab. In that
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Saab. A car that reads the road.

Here’s an interesting and rarely seen advertisements for Saab XWD System (Haldex Generation 4) from printed media. This Ad “A car that reads the road. What a novel idea.” has been advertised by Saab USA in 2009, in National Geographic, Wired, Runner’s World, Princeton Alumni Weekly, Bicycling, etc. And, in the commercial says: “Most all-wheel drive systems are designed to react
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Vonnegut. Saab.

Kurt Vonnegut was an American author, but also owner and manager of an SAAB dealership in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, called “Saab Cape Cod.” . In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction. He is most famous for his darkly satirical, best-selling novel Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)
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Saab dealerships from the past

Fascinating and interesting stuff. What any of us wouldn’t do to be transported back in time to one of these showrooms right this moment? Some of these bring back memories of our youth (if not the cars themselves, then their settings), as we’re sure they do for many of you who are of a certain
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From Dallas to Sweden: Tour to SAAB headquarters 50 years ago

Here’s an interesting notes on the history of Saab and Saab dealers that happened 50 years ago — 1965! Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Meeker, Kunkle Motors, organized a tour in 1965 to SAAB-Sweden headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden. On this day in 1965: “Mr. and Mrs. Meeker, owners of Kunkle Motors (Dallas), The oldest continuously owned authorized SAAB dealer in
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Special SAAB Racing Exhibit in Philadelphia

A Special Exhibit – This year’s exhibit, “The Saab Racing Spirit Lives On” is a grand display of Saabs with racing history in Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.). Along with the collection owned by Bill Jacobson of Sports Car Service, the display has two Saab Quantum racers from the Vapaa Vintage racing group, the
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Saab vs. wysiwyg

This interesting print Ad “Saab vs. wysiwyg” is one from “Saab vs. …” series Advertising campaign launched in 1999 by SAAB USA. “wysiwyg” is known term from Computing and design, and is an acronym for “What You See Is What You Get“. “wysiwyg” is the ability of the user to be able to visualize what they are producing.   In
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450,000 Saabs on American roads!

Saab may have shipped its last car to North America 3 years ago, but the business of supplying parts for the estimated 450,000 Saabs on American roads goes on. Indeed, it’s growing. Saab Automobile Parts North America, which emerged from the Swedish automaker’s bankrupt U.S. operations, has 200 authorized service centers in the United States, up from
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SAAB Open Wheel Race Car from 1990

Another one of the clever ideas to come out of Saab USA (this one from PR boss Len Lonnegren) in the 1980s was hooking up with John ”Skip” Barber and his racing school, when the folks at Barber used virtually stock 225hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder Saab 900/9000 Turbo engines to create the entry-level, open-wheel Barber Saab Pro Series that was run
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