The best car I’ve ever owned – Mark’s Saab 900S

1991 Saab 900 S

In this series, we’re celebrating the cars that made us happy. The ones that surprised us and made us smile (even if they made us walk once in a while). They may not be the best on paper, but they proved themselves on the road with more smiles-per-gallon than anything else we’ve driven. Today we hear from Mark McCourt, Associate Editor at Hemmings Motor News. He writes some things that a new Saab corporate owner would do well to think about as they contemplate the possibility of new vehicles. —— It may seem convenient, considering your affiliation, but I really […]

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The best car I ever owned – Jonathan’s Olds Cutlass Ciera

Jon C Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

In this series, we’re celebrating the cars that made us happy. The ones that surprised us and made us smile (even if they made us walk once in a while). They may not be the best on paper, but they proved themselves on the road with more smiles-per-gallon than anything else we’ve driven. Today we’ve got Jon C and a story of love and loss. He’s certainly not the only one to try and recapture some automotive magic only to realise it often leaves with the car it arrived in. Thanks for the story, Jon. —— My first car was […]

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The best car I’ve ever owned: Jimmy’s 1971 Chevy

In this series, we’re celebrating the cars that made us happy. The ones that surprised us and made us smile (even if they made us walk once in a while). They may not be the best on paper, but they proved themselves on the road with more smiles-per-gallon than anything else we’ve driven. Today we’re on the road with Jimmy S, a Saab tech who runs his own workshop – Smart Motors – in New Mexico. —— The best car I ever had was a 1971 Chevy Caprice 4 door hardtop. Bought it in 1981 for $100, sold the 454 […]

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The best car I’ve ever owned: Pierre’s Saab 9000

Pierre Saab 9000

In this series, we’re celebrating the cars that made us happy. The ones that surprised us and made us smile (even if they made us walk once in a while). They may not be the best on paper, but they proved themselves on the road with more smiles-per-gallon than anything else we’ve driven. Today we’re on the road with Pierre B, the Service Manager for Charles River Saab (now located at Boston Volvo Village). —— We had our first Saab 9000 in the early 1990s, a no-option 1986 9000T which proved an excellent family car, with much more room that […]

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