The Saab 9-2 is definitely the missing link in the portfolio of Saab cars…
Saab 92, or 9-2 was a car that was proposed in 2010 be added to Saab’s production line by 2014, under its then new ownership, Spyker Cars though some commentators considered the project a pipe dream.
It shows cues from the raindrop-shaped 92 that launched Saab cars in 1949 and the slightly more conventional 93 to 96 from the ’50s and ’60s.
Eduard Gray’s Saab 92010 Sixten concept
This should be, The 9-2 should thought to developed in a joint venture with another automaker, probably European. Although little is known about the design, those who have seen it report it is the same teardrop shape as the 1949–1956 Saab 92, but also futuristic with the front similar to the new Saab 9-5.
3 years ago…AutoExpress claims that BMW and Saab are looking to shack up for the production of a new 9-2 based on – you guessed it – the Mini Cooper. The idea was to create a new compact Saab that can go toe-to-toe with Audi’s teacup fighter, the A1, while lessening the burden of development costs for Saab’s parent company, Spyker.
For all the known reasons, all plans have failed…