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    Saab Convertible 900 Turbo (1988) by Rob

    The classic of Sweden is sometimes said, but we think that the beautiful stylish and now rare convertible also deserves that predicate in the Netherlands. We encountered this extremely tempting form of transport on the Wadden diamond Ameland with Hillie (Rob's wife) behind the wheel. Rob turned out to be a car coddler who, together with his wife Hillie, has the necessary outdoor fun with the Saab.  Read more

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    How Saab tamed the turbo

    Turbo compressors provide artificial ventilation. Things are surprisingly simple in essence. The exhaust fumes turn a paddle wheel. On the shaft of that fan, on the other side, is a paddle wheel that drives the air inwards to the combustion chamber. Some forty years ago, the owner of a Fiat 850, who mounted a turbo on his pride, noticed that it was a little less simple. That turbo came from a diesel truck. And the 850 cc block just didn't have enough 'breath' to get things going. Read more

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    Oldsmobile Toronado: American innovative

    Pay attention: Name the 'automotive blockbuster' of model year 1966. Answer: the Toronado. Not only did it make headlines in all the major auto magazines and most national news magazines, but also in The States drew crowds to the auto shows and dealer showrooms from coast to coast. And what caused all that fuss was above all a feature. Read more

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    SAAB 96 (1963): Friendship for life

    It was certainly not a sad sight for Sjoerd Helbig when his Saab 96 saw sunlight for the first time after more than 35 years. The introduction to his first Saab goes back to his childhood when sparks flew and he became addicted to Saab. He drove some of his favorite Read more

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    SAAB. Leader for Enne Feenstra

    Because of his love for Saab, Sweden is the regular holiday destination for Enne Feenstra every year. Searching for abandoned vehicles at scrap yards or feeding in the wild is his 'touch' obsession for the Swedish gems. By: Dirk de Jong Preparations start early at home. The models in the showcase (of course only from Saab) Read more

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    Saab 96, Aunt Cornely's car

    'Saab' of course stands for: 'Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget'. Not a bad name for a Swedish company that makes airplanes. After peace had broken out, the Swedes thought that there should also be money in the automobile corner. Their approach was to make it from their aeronautical background. In Scandinavia, the automotive industry cherished very Read more

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    Saab 99 GL, pleasant appearance 

    The age cannot be seen, in fact, in near mint condition, this Saab 99 GL was parked in the northernmost city of our country. Still a stylish car and tempting despite its age, we therefore assume that the Swedish tourist in our country will reap the necessary compliments. Through: Read more

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    The Saab of Aunt Cornely

    Saab made cars for individualists. Aunt Cornely was an internist, unmarried all her life and a Saab driver. She preferred to drive blue cars, but also had a silver-grey Saab. Aunt Cornely was highly educated, highly intelligent, quite a bit quirky, and she had a penchant for security. She was what once a typical Read more

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    The SAAB Silver Arrow

    First, Saab made unique cars for buyers who drove Saab out of pure conviction. Then came 'Het Management' and 'De Marketeers' as part of the Zeven Plagen. From that moment on, driving became interchangeable until now, where 90% of cars look like interchangeable, convex suppositories. Read more

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