Tagarchief: Trollhättan

Provkörning: Saab 900T 16 Cabriolet

Here is a nice new addition to the Fabulous Flatnose Library: a scan of a June 1986 article of Teknikens Värld: One of the pages of the 1986 article This Swedish technical oriented car magazine was founded in 1948 and … Lees verder

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Another Flatnose saved: the 026970

It was in May 2017, that I was searching the internet to find some interesting Saabs 900, a bargain maybe, or a unique car in pristine condition – who knows what you encounter when sitting behind your laptop, looking at … Lees verder

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Colorado sighting

As the Fabulous Flatnose register steadily expands, more people become aware of the special status the 1986 Saab 900 convertbile has – both in history as in appearance. One of them is Cameron, who spotted a flatnose convertible in Boulder, Colorado, … Lees verder

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The 027484 up for auction

The fate of some Fabulous Flatnoses is not at all enviable…  The 027484, a manually shifted car, was once rescued from a barn in Washougal, where it had sat for several years with the top down. One can imagine what this … Lees verder

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One of the former factory-owned cars: 018388

This is the Fabulous Flatnose with serial number 018388. It has register slot #059 and is a rather interesting car in the register. ‘Number 59’ is one of the first 10 production cars that came off the line, built in February … Lees verder

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Another Holland-based original: #80!

Being the prowd owner of a 1986 model SAAB 900 turbo convertible (032342), Gert Jan Gijsbertsen is one of the members of the Fabulous Flatnose register. His car is getting some serious attention in the upcoming weeks, which one can see … Lees verder

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Gert Jan’s 032342: time for TLC

One of the strangers in our register’s midst is Gert Jan Gijsbertsen’s 032342: an original Fabulous Flatnose, indeed, but at some point in time this one was converted to a slantnose model and painted red. For quite some time now, … Lees verder

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Flatnose Fantasy by Margo Toth

As one can abstract from the register documents, two pearl-colored prototypes were built – one of which was in fact more a design study than a prototype. Both cars bedeck the SAAB Museum in Trollhättan. Being the Fabulous Flatnose register, what … Lees verder

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