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Saab 900 Speedster

Saab 900 SpeedsterSaab 900 Speedster

This is a Saab 900 Speedster (speeder) prototype from 1984, and It was developed by designer Leif Mellberg (who was also the designer of Saab EV1 prototype) in collaboration with the Swedish car magazine “Teknikens Varld“. It’s based on a trimmed Saab 900 “Classic” model, but shorter.

This prototype still exists in France and belongs to a private individual, french ex-racing driver called Vincent Villanueva who is also one of the founders of the Saab Oficial concessionaire in the city of Bayonne situated in the south of France in the so called French Basque Country.

Saab 900 Speeder Prototype
Saab 900 Speeder Prototype
Goran Aničić
the authorGoran Aničić
For over 10 years, Goran Aničić has been passionately focused on Saab automobiles and everything related to them. His initial encounter with Saab cars took place back in 2003 when the first Saab 9-3 and sedan version were introduced. At that moment, he was captivated by the car's Scandinavian design logic and top-notch engineering, and everything that followed stemmed from that first encounter. Later on, through his work at the editorial team of the Serbian automotive magazines "Autostart" and later "AutoBild," he had the opportunity to engage more closely with Saab vehicles. In 2008, he tested the latest Saab cars of that time, such as the Saab 9-3 TTiD Aero and Saab 9-3 Turbo X. In 2010, as the sole blogger from the region, he participated in the Saab 9-5ng presentation in Trollhättan, Sweden. Alongside journalists from around the world, he got a firsthand experience of the pinnacle of technological offerings from Saab at that time. Currently, Goran owns two Saabs: a 2008 Saab 9-3 Vector Sportcombi with a manual transmission, and a Saab 9-3 Aero Griffin Sport Sedan from the last generation, which rolled off the production line in Trollhättan in December 2011.

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