Car Design Archives managed to get their hands on some rare images inside Datsun’s studio in the ’60s, as they worked on the initial designs for the 240Z. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE AND SEE THE PHOTOS & VIDEO
This one was originally on the History Channel, then i found this one from when it was on National Geographic, but it’s the same show. One of the better “history of the Z car” episodes that i’ve seen. i particularly like how much airtime Mr. K gets!
a SAAB i hadn’t heard about until today. Thanks to SAABblog and facebook for educating me!
What A Car Should Be: 1974 Saab full line brochure READ ON HEMMINGS SITE
SAAB logo history FROM AIRPLANES TO THE GRIFFIN . . . By Mark J. McCourt from the February 2011 issue of Hemmings Sport & Exotic Everyone knows that Saabs are “Born From Jets.” Or, at least, born from prop planes. Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget’s first automotive product was the 1946 prototype, the “Ur SAAB” (original SAAB). […]
larger stronger prouder in 2007 at SAABs 60th Anniversary celebrations in Trollhattan, they unveiled the ‘new’ 2008 9-3. i really like the brand design chief, Simon Padian, describing the car during the second half of the video. https://www.kwgrafx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/saab9-3unveiling.mp4
“Fighter Jets! Turbochargers! Sweden! Put them all together and what do you get? SAAB! From building fighter planes in WWII, to making some of the safest cars on the road; SAAB embodies the Swedish can-do spirit and resolve. Join James Pumphrey as he tells you everything you need to know about the Saab” — […]
gotta love the david bowie soundtrack at the beginning. and it shows a talladega-900 rolling 250,000…..mine’s rolled 250,000!
a “farewell” tribute to SAAB. i just wanted to put the links where i could easily find them. it’s in 2 parts on the TopGear website. Officially, it’s “Series 18, Episode 5 (2012) – THE ONE WITH THE TRIBUTE TO SAAB” enjoy. Part 1 Part 2
this video captures the original soul of SAAB. shows where it all started.