Posts Tagged ‘Saab’

All-new Saab 95 SportCombi to Debut at Geneva

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
New Saab 9-5 SportCombi
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Trollhättan, Sweden — Saab Automobile takes the next step in the biggest new product offensive in its history when the much-awaited 95 SportCombi is unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.

Sleek and fun-to-drive, the SportCombi adds versatility to the widely acclaimed attributes of the 95 sedan and will bring a distinctive, alternative choice to the premium, large wagon segment.

It shares the sedan's bold, Aero X-inspired looks and features an extended, falling roof-line which culminates in a steeply raked rear screen flanked by signature Saab ‘wraparound’ window glazing. The result is an imposing and sporty wagon with a low stance and a dynamic, visual appeal that concedes nothing to the requirements of load-carrying. (more…)

New Saab 9-4X: World Premiere. Scandinavian Choice for the Crossover Segment

Monday, October 18th, 2010
Saab 9-4X
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The new 9-4X brings unique Saab design and engineering values to the growing mid-size crossover segment. With distinctive Scandinavian and aircraft-inspired looks, it also offers car-like handling and ride characteristics that challenge class benchmarks.

Making its world premiere at next month's Los Angles Auto Show, the 9-4X expands Saab's product portfolio to three car lines and will provide a fresh, alternative choice for independently-minded crossover buyers. It is an important next-step in the Swedish brand's renaissance as an independent premium car manufacturer.

Muscular and sporty to drive, the 9-4X is aligned in looks and size between the 9-3X all-rounder and new 9-5 sedan. (more…)

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All New Saab 95 Sedan: Start of a New Era for Saab

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
New Saab 9-5 Sedan
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Making its public debut at the IAA in Frankfurt, the all new Saab 95 sedan signals the start of a new era for the Saab brand. Sleek, sophisticated and unmistakably Saab, it combines stand-out looks with advanced technologies and will bring a fresh alternative choice to the premium sedan segment when sales start later in model year 2010.

The clean, sculpted shape embraces the purity of Scandinavian design and its dramatic wraparound window graphic echoes Saab's aviation heritage. With frontal styling inspired by the award-winning Aero X concept car and a muscular, low-slung stance, the new 95 heralds the introduction of a bold, more expressive design language. (more…)

All New Saab 95 Sedan: Start of a New Era for Saab

Thursday, August 27th, 2009
All-New Saab 9-5 Sedan
© Saab Automobile AB

Making its public debut at next month's IAA in Frankfurt, the all new Saab 95 sedan announced today signals the start of a new era for the Saab brand. Sleek, sophisticated and unmistakably Saab, it combines stand-out looks with advanced technologies and will bring a fresh alternative choice to the premium sedan segment when sales start later in model year 2010.

The clean, sculpted shape embraces the purity of Scandinavian design and its dramatic wraparound window graphic echoes Saab's aviation heritage. With frontal styling inspired by the award-winning Aero X concept car and a muscular, low-slung stance, the new 95 heralds the introduction of a bold, more expressive design language. (more…)

General Motors and Koenigsegg Group Sign Stock Purchase Agreement for the Sale of Saab Automobile AB

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Jan Åke Jonsson, MD of Saab Automobile, and Christian von Koenigsegg, CEO of Koenigsegg Group
© GM Corp.

Zurich — General Motors Co. today confirmed it has signed a stock purchase agreement with Koenigsegg Group AB regarding the sale of 100% of the shares of Saab Automobile AB. The deal is expected to conclude in the next months and will then secure Saab's future. Saab Automobile plans to exit legal reorganization shortly.

The stock purchase agreement will be subject to agreed closing conditions. Conditions to close the sale include expected funding commitments with Swedish government support and guarantees, as well as transitional assistance from GM, as Saab becomes independent. (more…)