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Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up

Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up to these days in the defense and securities business. It just so happens that the brand has launched [pun absolutely intended] an underwater drone that can be deployed through the torpedo launcher of a […]

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Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up

Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up to these days in the defense and securities business. It just so happens that the brand has launched [pun absolutely intended] an underwater drone that can be deployed through the torpedo launcher of a […]

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Zombie Saab Finds New Electric Car Partner: Koenigsegg

In 2009—which was a decade ago, FYI—Koenigsegg’s purchase of the beloved and mostly deceased Swedish automaker Saab was all but complete before it fell through at the last minute and Saab later went bankrupt. But now, 10 years later, Koenigsegg and zombie Saab are together once more, expanding a partnership to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Former Faraday Future Backer Pivots to Zombie Saab

We have a new contender for Wildest Decision Maker In The Global Auto Industry and it’s Evergrande Health. Fresh from hopping out of being the backer of Faraday Future, Evergrande just dropped $930 million to take control of another electric vehicle company: NEVS. That’s right. Zombie Saab. It’s like the Recession…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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You Should Know About The Biggest (Best?) Saab Ever, It Had Six Wheels

Saab always built unusual and perhaps even idiosyncratic cars, but it was also anchored by a sense of rationality. Sure, it put keys in weird places and used unconventional drivetrains (two-stroke threes, V4s, and longitudinal front-drivers) but it always had good, rational reasons for doing so. That’s what makes this…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Putting A Floor-Mounted Ignition Switch On The Saab 9-7X Didn’t Make It A Real Saab

Saab was one of those idiosyncratic little carmakers that inspired intense loyalty among its fans, thanks to some genuinely novel engineering, engaging cars, and some charmingly strange quirks. When the corporate giant GM bought out Saab in 2000, it made at least some attempts to keep the Saab spirit alive. One of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I Need Something Affordable And Funky To Replace My Dying Saab! What Car Should I Buy?

People who own and drive Saabs are a unique bunch. But like Shannon, they all face a tough dilemma when it’s time to move on. Her 9-3 is aging fast and she wants something with the same kind of character to replace it. What car should she buy?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Beautiful Saab Terribly Crushed By Out-Of-Control Garbage Truck

A strong yet beautiful Saab was sadly destroyed early this morning in Philadelphia when a large, oafish, beastly scoundrel of a garbage truck, big and heavy and destructive, unlike an honest and proud Saab, suffered a “mechanical issue” (makes sense for a vehicle that’s not a Saab) and crashed into a number of cars on…Read […]

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Carroll Shelby Once Peddled A Minilite Replica Wheel For Saab Owners

There are not many people that embody the abstract ideal of “America” more than Carroll Shelby. Following his quite successful racing career, Shelby was the consummate salesman, constantly on the hunt for some business opportunity he could slap his name on. We all know about his successful foray with Ford in the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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