Follow-up: Why we shouldn’t call the next Saab the “9-3″

When I posted a few days ago about my personal preference for the next new Saab to be called the 900 rather than the 9-3, I was expecting a little bit of controversy and criticism – and it certainly came to pass. I think we had a pretty good and robust discussion, though, and it was good to hear people’s thoughts on the idea. I’d like to tackle a couple of themes running through the comments and perhaps narrow the discussion down a little bit. Firstly, I’d like to tackle one misconception that was mentioned. This is a fair assumption […]

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Opinion: Why we shouldn’t call the next Saab the "9-3"

Saab’s next all-new vehicle to be unveiled to the public is a little way away at the moment, but I’d like to talk about one aspect of it here today. This post might not win me too many friends, either at the factory or out there in enthusiast-land, but be that as it may….. I’d like to put forward some personal thoughts about nomenclature. Saab’s next vehicle release will be the most important vehicle release in the company’s history. Why? Because it will replace the current Saab 9-3. This is Saab’s bread-and-butter. Traditionally, it’s the vehicle size that we sell […]

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Saabosphere – Saab links we liked this week

It’s been another week where Saab has been covered with some great stories out in the Saabosphere. Let’s a look at some of the links we liked this week. —— Carsales.com.au featured a great review of the Saab 9-5 today, including some of the best photography I’ve seen for a web review. Well worth your reading. —— There’s nothing like a good spirited discussion and Saabs United had one a few days ago, debating the various options available for marketing and pricing Saab cars in the US. I read through the entire discussion when it was around 180 comments in […]

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