Saab

2008 Saab 93 | new car review

Available in sedan as well as convertible body-styles, the Saab 9-3 is a compact executive car and comes across as an impressive package combining lusty turbocharged engines clad in smart bodywork and innovative interiors. Currently in its third generation, the 2008 model-year 9-3 is all-new, sporting new frontal styling, door panels, a clamshell hood, and…

2007 Saab 97X | new car review

The 9-7X is built on the same platform as the Chevrolet Trailblazer, and is affectionately known (by geeks) as the Trollblazer, referencing Saab’s hometown of Trollhattan in Sweden. This is despite the fact that the Saab is just as American as the Chevy, built as it is in Ohio. In…

2007 Saab 95 | new car review

The 2007 Saab 9-5 line-up continues to offer a well-rounded package of performance, luxury and value in the midsize sport sedan category, with an Anniversary Special Edition scheduled to debut mid-year. The 9-5 will be replaced by a new model based on GM’s Epsilon 2 platform, shared with the next…

2007 Saab 93 | new car review

Labelled as the Swedish manufacturers’ executive car, the Saab 9-3 shares its platform with General Motors’ Opel Vectra. In fact, the Saab 9-3 and the Opel Vectra were the first recipients of the global GM Epsilon platform. For 2007, Saab has redesigned the 9-3’s interior and added new optional features…

GM is selling Saab to Koenigsegg

GM is selling Saab to Koenigsegg

General Motors has signed a deal to sell the Saab brand to fellow Swedish supercar-maker Koenigsegg. The deal includes a promise of $600 million funding from the European Investment Bank, guaranteed by the Swedish government. The move is the latest part of a massive restructuring by GM, which earlier included…

GM is selling Saab to Koenigsegg

GM is selling Saab to Koenigsegg

General Motors has signed a deal to sell the Saab brand to fellow Swedish supercar-maker Koenigsegg. The deal includes a promise of $600 million funding from the European Investment Bank, guaranteed by the Swedish government. The move is the latest part of a massive restructuring by GM, which earlier included…

2007 Saab 97x | new car review

Introduced only late last year, the Saab 9-7X is the Swedish car manufacturer’s first foray into the SUV category. It is a mid-size luxury SUV based on General Motors’ GMT platform, which also includes the Chevrolet Trailblazer and the GMC Envoy. It is built on the same USA production line…

2007 Saab 9-7x | road test

It is surprising and not so at the same time to find manufacturers jumping on to the SUV bandwagon in spite of the high prices of fuel prevailing all over the world. Sports Utility Vehicles have, in the recent past, become a sort of beacon in many a manufacturer’s armoury…

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