The last three SAABs

Three all-new designs went to the dustbin with SAAB’s extinction. We mourn what might have been.

SAAB suffered an ignominious death in 2012, its management desperately grasping at funding throughout a protracted demise. But even as the end neared for the Swedish brand, former design director Jason Castriota—the mastermind behind the Ferrari P4/5by Pininfarina and the Maserati GranTurismo—was penning all-new designs, hoping the company could hang on long enough to birth fresh sheetmetal. Here, he takes us through the never-before-seen Saabs that nearly were.—As told to Josh Condon.


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  • If i is all the same to you I think I will keep my 1988 Saab 900 sis. I did find 3 NEW OLD STOCK.GM 55806 gear boxs with the 8 series gears. To look at the car you can not tell it is a 160MPH 900, it is for sale go to you will glad you did.

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