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General Motors and Koenigsegg Reach Agreement on Saab

General Motors Corp. and Koenigsegg Group AB, a consortium led by Koenigsegg Automotive AB, today confirmed the details of a memorandum of understanding for the purchase of Saab Automobile AB that secures Saab’s future. The sale, expected to close by the end of the third quarter of this year, includes an expected

Saab Geneva Show Highlights

The Saab 9-3X, making its public debut, is the focal point of the stand. A rugged all-rounder with a SportCombi body, advanced all-wheel-drive and a choice of gasoline, diesel or BioPower flex-fuel engines, it is designed to be equally at home on rough or smooth surfaces. In common with 9-3 diesel models now offering reduced CO2 emissions, it is the latest example of Saab’s unfolding EcoPower product development strategy. Main highlights on the Saab stand: World Premiere: The Saab 9-3X i

saab 9-3x to make global debut at geneva motor show

Saab 9-3x To Make Global Debut At Geneva Motor Show

The Saab 9-3X is the ideal alternative to large and heavy crossovers or SUVs.  With distinctive looks, a versatile Sport Wagon body, higher stance and advanced all-wheel drive technology, the 9-3X also offers excellent fuel efficiency and functional storage. The 9-3X is available with either Saab’s 2.0 litre turb

2009 saab 9-5 griffin edition takes off in detroit

2009 Saab 9-5 Griffin Edition Takes Off in Detroit

In the luxurious 9-5 Griffin Edition, making its premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this January, Saab offers levels of premium standard equipment that are unprecedented in the 62-year history of the Swedish car brand. As underlined by its U.S. advertising tagline, “Born From Jets,

2009 Saab 9-3 SportCombi Named "Top 5 Wagon"

The editors at NADAguides.com, a leading vehicle pricing and information website based in Costa Mesa, California, have named the Saab 9-3 Aero SportCombi a "Top 5 Wagon". An important contributor to the award was the availability of Saab's "Cross-Wheel Drive" (XWD) system, new for the 2009 model year as standard equipment in the 9-3 Aero SportSedan and SportCombi and available on 2.0T models. "When they say engineered from jets, they mean it," said Don Christy, president and CEO of NADAguides.com. "The 2009 Saab

Saab Celebrates 25 years of Convertibles with Special Edition

The first ever Saab Convertible made its world debut at the Frankfurt auto show in the fall of 1983.  Now, 25 years later, a Special Edition makes its American debut at the Los Angeles International auto show which opens to the public on November 22.  This new version of the Saab 9-3 Convertible will be showcased in a unique bright champagne metallic color. Saab surprised the automotive world when it pioneered the concept of a ‘four season

new saab convertible celebrates spring with a world debut in melbourne

New Saab Convertible Celebrates Spring with a World Debut in Melbourne

To celebrate the arrival of spring and the season of racing, the Saab Special Edition 9-3 Aero Convertible will make its international debut at the Melbourne Cup Carnival. In keeping with the racing theme, the new convertible will be showcased outside Saab’s Flemington marquee in a unique champagne color. For the first time in Australia, the Aero convertible will feature the 1.9-litre, 132kW TTiD diesel engine in addition to the 2.8-litre, 2

Saab 9-X "Air" BioHybrid Concept Redefines Convertible Design

Over 25 years after unveiling the first four-seater convertible to the world, Saab’s design classic takes on a new form in the shape of the 9-X Air concept car. Set to be revealed at the Paris Motorshow on the 2nd October 2008, the 9-X Air concept provides a tantalising glimpse of what a future convertible from Saab could look like. Featuring a unique Canopy Top, the 9-X Air breaks the mould of conventional convertibles by incorporating p

Award-winning Saab Concept on tour in the United States

Hot on the heels of the well-attended Saab Owners Convention in Devens near Boston last weekend, the award-winning 2008 Saab 9-X BioHybrid concept is scheduled to be on display at the Washington Times Car Show this Sunday, August 31. The event will take place in the Spring Hill Recreation Center near McLean, Virginia j

Saab 9-X BioHybrid Honored at Automotive Hall of Fame

Detroit – Already labeled “Best Concept” by AutoWeek Magazine upon its world debut at the Geneva auto show last March, the Saab 9-X BioHybrid has been voted “Specialty Concept Car of the Year” by a jury of 25 professional North American automotive journalists. The award ceremony took place at the Automotive H

Saab Turbo X Lands In The United States

Detroit – The all-black Saab Turbo X, which made its world debut at the Frankfurt auto show last year, is now arriving at Saab dealership around the United States. Celebrating thee decades of Saab turbocharging leadership and the first to feature Saab’s state-of-the art Cross-Wheel Drive system, the limited-edition Turbo X is a driver-focused performance car that is already being hailed as an instant classic. As an added bonus, American Turbo X customers who ordered their car before Febru

Saab Turbo X

Saab celebrates three decades of leadership in turbocharging at this year’s Frankfurt International Motor Show by launching the Saab Turbo X, a driver-focused performance car that sets new standards for the brand.This black limited edition model takes Saab ‘back to the future’ by evoking the iconic appeal of its first black 900 Turbo and introducing innovative Saab XWD technology. It is unveiled today (11 Sept), exactly 30 years after Saab surprised the automotive world at Frankfurt whe