Saab

Saab

Saab Automobile AB Sweden

 

Established
1945
Founder
Saab AB

Headquarters
Trollhättan, Sweden
Website
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Company Overview

The Saab Automobile is a vehicle manufacturing company established in Sweden since 1945. The first model was produced of Saab 92 issued in 1949. The parent company merged with Scania-Vabis, and after ten years later the Saab 900 was appeared since 1968, in time becoming Saab's best-selling model. In the mid-1980s the new Saab 9000 model also revealed.

 

History

The automobile division of Saab-Scania was innovative into a devoid company since 1989. According to "Saab United", the first NEVS Saab 9-3 troop off its pre-production line on 19 September 2013. The Full productions renew on 2 December 2013, at first the same gasoline-powered 9-3 aero sedans that were created before Saab went ruined.

 

Saab AB pooled with the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania-Vabis AB to form Saab-Scania AB in 1969, Saab present into a contract with Fiat in 1978 to sell a rebadged Lancia Delta as the Saab 600. On February 25, Spyker Cars N.V. introduced that it had decided to sell the sports car arm to focus on Saab. Spyker intended to change its name, in May, to comprise the Saab name.

 

Production

Saab's manufactured total world production in 2008 was 90,281 vehicles in three countries. Saab developed the various models at the Valmet Automotive plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland, from 1969 to 2003, in a joint venture established in 1968 together with Valmet. After 2003 Saab did not produced any cars in Finland, as the production of the 9-3 convertible then moved to Graz, Austria. In 2010 production of the 9-3 convertible was moved again to Trollhattan.

 

Models

 

The final models were the 9-3 and 9-5, both of which were manufactured in Trollhattan, Sweden. Saab 9-3 sedan was back in regular production in 2013, with convertible, station wagon, and electric models to follow in the next year. The vehicle production stopped since 2014. Until 2008, the 9-7X was manufactured by GM along with the Chevrolet Trailblazer and its platform-mates. The exclusion to this naming rule is the Saab-Lancia 600, which was a rebadged Lancia Delta.

 

Historical models

  • Saab 92 (1949–56)
  • Saab 93 (1955–60)
  • Saab 94 Sonett I (1956)
  • Saab 95 estate (1959–78)
  • Saab Formula Junior single seat racing car (1960)
  • Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan (2003–2011) second generation
  • Saab 9-5 (2010–2011) second generation
  • Saab 9000 (1985–1998)

 

In Motorsport

Saab competed in the Trans Am Series in 1966, get in 96 and an 850. Saab also introduced its 9-3 in the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship. Saab had a factory rally team with successful drivers, and Saab also entered its 9-3 in the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship.

 

Safety

Safety is an important in the design of Saab cars, the cars are rein to the Algtest as elk are a common cause of accidents in Sweden. All modern Saabs (except the 9000 and 9-2X) have a floor-mounted blazing. Saabs have bolstered dashboards for both front seat occupants, the floor-mounted position yields more space, the ignition's site next to the parking brake lever, gearshift, and seatbelt, saves time etc.

 

Endurance Records

Saab Long Run took place in October 1986, three standards Saab 9000 Turbos make two world records and 21 international records at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama, USA. 100,000 km (62,000 mi) was enclosed with an average speed of 213.299 km/h (132.537 mph) and 50,000 miles (80,000 km) with an standard speed of 213.686 km/h (132.778 mph).

 

 

Marketing and Ownership

In 1937, Svenska Aeroplan AB (Saab) established airplanes, revealed its first car, the Saab 92001, since 1947. Now, Saab AB is separate from Saab automobile and is best known for its old Saab 37 Viggen fighter aircraft. In 1987, Saab produced a TV advertisement called "Saab suite".

 

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