Tagarchief: convertible

Quick sale wanted for this ‘trusty turbo’

On KSL.com, this at first glance pretty original Fabulous Flatnose is looking for a quick sale. The 027839 it might be a pretty purchase, although it needs some minor work: Selling my “trusty turbo!” This is a classic car with … Lees verder

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Ebay surprise: the 032407

The more Fabulous Flatnoses are joining to the register, the harder it gets to find new additions of yet unknown cars. Once in a while, someone applies for an insertion after having heard of the register, but most of the time … Lees verder

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Rising prices?

It looks like prices are rising for a Fabulous Flatnose in nice condition. Of course, from the first day on, they have been scarce. But it never really showed in second hand prices. But maybe things are changing… On Reachoo, a … Lees verder

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New addition: the 026481

From Germany, a guy contacted the register to enlist his May 1986 Fabulous Flatnose with serial number 026481. This car is undergoing reconstruction at the moment and will be on the road again in May 2016. This car was imported to … Lees verder

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Two birds… one stone!

The search for the missing Fabulous Flatnoses continues… Sometimes, help comes unexcpectedly. Roland Almborg from Sweden killed two birds with one stone, when he came up with the Sweden registered 027036 and 032535! The 027036 is a silver manual car, produced in … Lees verder

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The crash test car

Today, Valmet posted a very rare picture on it’s Facebook site: that of a Fabulous Flatnose crash test car, painted in regular crash test colours: Actually, it is pretty grim to see the look in the headlights of this poor thing… … Lees verder

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Another lucky flatnose

For quite some time, the 029277 stood for sale at a car trader in Berlicum, the Netherlands: For me, this is an Extra Fabulous Flatnose, because it is the very first Fabulous Flatnose I witnessed in the wild. It was around 2005, when … Lees verder

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30th birthday

So, 2016 has arrived! Thrity years ago, in January 1986, the first cars rolled off the line at Valmet in Uusikaupunki, Finland. It was an exiting period for SAAB, because if this car would become a succes, SAABs future would be rosaceous … Lees verder

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Red Ride Riddles…

The weekly search around the net for Fabulous Flatnose seller ads sometimes results in a lot of unanswered questions. Getting them answered is on of the fun parts of running an incomplete Register. Of course, every time a Fabulous Flatnose turns … Lees verder

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New addition: the 030924

Sometimes, as a register freak, waiting for answers is the only solution. On September 16th, 2015, I spotted a Fabulous Flatnose on the Internet, but there was no more information than two photos: It was a website without clear goals … Lees verder

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