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2012 saab 9-3

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    Video: Saab victorious in inaugural Swedish Touring Car race
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    The sequel to Frankenstein is being written in Swedish, by Saab. The ostensibly former car company could teach the good doctor about life after death, having earned itself more good news by winning the inaugural race of the Swedish Touring Car series. Team Tidö's black 9-3 racer was on pole ...

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    Official: Saab fans save the last 9-3
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    Congratulations are in order: Saabs United has raised enough money to buy the last Saab 9-3, what is likely to be the last Saab of any sort ever produced. The group will be installing the car in the Saab Cars Museum on a permanent loan, as well as donating the additional money it raised during ...

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    Saab devotees rally to save last 9-3
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    The folks over at Saabs United have been a fixture on the Swedish automobile scene for some time now, cementing themselves as the hub for all manner of Saab news and gossip as the fight to keep the brand alive has ebbed and flowed over the past couple of years. So significant was SU's bond with ...

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    Video: Watch and hear Flash Engineering's awesome new Saab 9-3 touring car
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    The Saab brand may be meeting its demise, but that doesn't mean that its cars won't live on for years to come. And we aren't just talking about its passenger cars, either. Take, for instance, the Saab 9-3 TTA touring car we showed you last week. The racer, constructed by Flash Engineering and ...

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    Spy Shots: Are you the next Saab 9-3?
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    Assuming the Chinese government approves the sale of Saab to the Pang Da and Youngman companies (a very big "if," truth be told), the Swedish automaker could indeed have a bright future... in time. With the new 9-5 and 9-4X not in need of any dire updates just yet, it'd be smart for Saab to focus ...

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    Report: Saab may drop 9-3 name for car's successor
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    Saab has said it may kill the long-standing 9-3 nameplate in early 2013. A successor to the popular model is in the works for that timeframe (assuming, you know, that the company survives for that long), but Saab brass say they haven't decided whether to kill the moniker. If Saab does decide to ...

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    2012 Saab 9-3 hatchback confirmed - but is a sedan?
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    Saab PhoeniX Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're in Washington D.C. this week attending the embargoed long-lead event for the 2011 Saab 9-4X, but that hasn't stopped us from inquiring about other key new products from the House of Griffin. We've already seen mules of ...

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    Report: Saab to use new modular platform for next 9-3
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    According to Autocar, Saab is itching to go modular. The company is apparently walking away from plans to significantly update its plan to run a much-modified General Motors Epsilon I architecture in favor of a new strategy that includes a clean-sheet design. Autocar cites unnamed sources inside ...

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    2012 Saab 9-3 gets styling upgrades, powertrain enhancements
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    2012 Saab 9-3 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Saab has pulled back the curtain on the 2012 9-3, available once again in sedan, SportWagon and convertible variants. Across the range, buyers can now expect to be met with a new front fascia with the company's signature headlight design ...

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    Spyker confirms talks with BMW after reports that 2012 9-3 will get Bimmer power
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    Spyker Cars has released an official statement confirming that it is in talks with BMW about future component sharing. The rumors surrounding this topic had initially suggested that BMW would lend Saab its Mini Countryman platform to underpin a smaller 9-2 model, but new reports indicate that the ...

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    2012 Saab 9-3 to rival Audi A3, get Mini Countryman power?
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    Saab 9-3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If Saab is going to survive, much less thrive on its own, it's going to need more fresh product to supplement the just-launched 9-5. An all-new 9-3 is going to play a big part in the revival of the Swedish brand, and Saab is reportedly hard ...

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    BREAKING: Saab hires Castriota to be new design head, pen next 9-3 [w/poll]
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    Jason Castriota at work – Click above for high-res image gallery of the Bertone Mantide
    Intriguing news comes by way of BusinessWeek this afternoon indicating that Saab has hired American designer Jason Castriota to serve as its head designer. Surely you remember Castriota, the man ...

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    Report: Next Saab 9-3 still based on GM's Epsilon I, plus more details on Victor Muller's Saab 9-2 sketch
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    Saabs through history: 1949 Saab 92 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are some Saab enthusiasts who feel very strongly that real Saabs have longitudinal engines mounted backwards with the clutch at the prow. Anything less, any power train layout where the crank is facing port ...

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    Report: Saab pondering tech partnership with Germans, picks GMAC as official financer
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    2010 Saab 9-3X – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While newly emancipated Saab has some fresh product in its near-term pipeline, it's fair to say that the biggest challenge for the Swedish automaker over the long haul will be the development of costly new technologies and platforms. ...

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