Video: Saab 9-5 SportCombi crash test

There’s nothing at Saab that’s treated more seriously than the safety of our customers. It’s one of our core values and part of the Swedish philosophy that’s incorporated into every car that we design and build. Our next vehicle release is the much awaited Saab 9-5 SportCombi and earlier this week (not even two days ago as I write this), Saab did a frontal offset crash test on the 9-5 SportCombi. The test was done at 65km/h and was performed to EuroNCAP standards, with four ‘occupants’ in the car. I was fortunate enough to get along to the crash lab […]

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Skaters invade Saab for commercial shoot

This is nothing car related, but it’s interesting just to see the other things go on here from time to time. If I asked you to guess the names of guys you’d find in the crash test building here at Saab, you’d probably answer Anders, or Fredrik, or similar names. Yesterday was a little different as the building was full of guys names Wes, Tyler, Brandon and the like. Swedish online skating retailers Junkyard hired the Saab crash test facility to film an advertisement yesterday. It’s my understanding that the campaign will be online, at the least, and maybe for […]

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Saab crash testing – old school style

I was up at the Saab Technical Center yesterday, gathering some material for a post that will appear here on Inside Saab next week, when I saw these fantastic old black and whites showing some Saab crash testing conducted back in the late 1960s. Saab’s crast test facility here in Trollhattan is now a very high-tech affair, having been completely refurbished just a few years ago. I’m hoping to visit there in the next few days as they’ll be conducting some tests that I hope to share here on site (no promises, now, but fingers crossed). As you can see […]

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