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Bill’s collection of exceptional Saab cars

Wilmington, Delaware, which is located along the Delaware River downstream of Philadelphia, is the home of Bill Jacobson Sports Car Service - Delaware's oldest independent SAAB specialist. Sports Car Service, which is owned and operated by the same family Jacobson...

Saab Turbo in the Long Run

“Talladega – In The Long Run” exhibition is on!

A few days ago we announced the opening of a special exhibition called "Talladega - In The Long Run"  at the Saab Car museum dedicated to the famous projects - two endurance tests at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, USA (Talladega 1986...

National Geographic Saab History
Saab History

Saab on National Geographic Car History Channel

National Geographic published last week on its YT channel documentary video about Saab brand history (aired on the History Channel TV). It is an epic documentary that tells both the history of the Saab cars and the story of the eternal search for...

Saab 99 in Valmet Automotive
Saab History

Saab 96 and Saab 99 on a production line

Here's a rare and interesting photos from the company Valmet Automotive. Photo is from 1972 and there we see early days of car manufacturing in Uusikaupunki - Saab 96s and Saab 99s as far as the eye can see! In...

Saab History

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...

the first car - a Saab 96 - was completed at the Uusikaupunki car plant.
Saab History

On This Day: First Saab 96 from Uusikaupunki!

It’s time for celebration! 46 years ago today, on November 13, the first car - a Saab 96 - was completed at the Uusikaupunki car plant (Valmet Automotive).  Another important even during 1969 was the first Saab car production in Finland. A...

1973 Saab 99
Saab History

Photos of Saab 99s (1973, Rhode Island)

We recently came across two impressive images of brand new Saab 99s taken in May 1973 at the shipping area called Fields Point in Providence, Rhode Island. These two and four-door sedans were newly offloaded from the ships that brought them...

Saab Car Museum Trollhättan

First 40 years of Saab Car Museum

Saab Museum turns 40. Saturday, October 24 is celebrated at the museum in Trollhättan. The Saab Car Museum (Saab Bilmuseum) is an automobile museum in Trollhättan, Sweden. It covers the history of the Saab brand of automobiles manufactured by Saab under...

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