Saabs used by key characters in TV programs
A second hand Saab has become the choice of several TV producers recently. Probably because the days of car maufacturers offering their latest models free have long gone. Here are the latest Saabs 'as seen on TV' in starring roles.
The Drowning: Red 900i with rust on nearside wing E909KUC
The Bay: Silver 9-3 estate VNxxHRF . The numbers have been hidden as we have learnt that the cloning of number plates has reached epidemic proportions. According to some sources as many as 3 million cars on the road are using cloned number plates. Perhaps as a result of the demise of the old-fashioned but functional Tax disc?
1991 Saab 900i in 'The trouble with Maggie Cole'
Yet another Saab on TV! This time H567GTJ, a 1991 900i (they clearly showed the registration, anyone know who owns it?). Owned by a lead character in the program.
A Saab 9-5 NG stars in Christopher Nolan’s new film, Tenet.
Christopher Nolan’s new film, Tenet, features a Saab 9-5 NG in a thrilling car chase
For those who missed it, or want to see it again, check out this YouTube clip of the Top Gear tribute from Top Gear in February 2012. Come along to the National Rally at Wicksteed Park to see the cars used by Top Gear close up!
Here are a few shots taken during the filming of the Top Gear tribute to Saab, first shown on Sunday Feb 26.
Firstly, getting up-close and personal with Ken Dover's 92B. This was its second appearance on Top Gear, the first was with Quentin Wilson back in the 90s.
Next up, the Chairman's 1971 Sonett III, headlamps about to pop up...
What was so interesting about Ellie's back end??
TG film crew hack is a Range Rover
John Ransley's immaculate C900 Convertible. The car that kicked off the whole 4 seater convertible thing back in the mid-80s...
Julie Matthews' 9-3 meets Jezza and James. This is definitely NOT a Vauxhall Cavalier...
The film crew get to grips with THAT 99 Turbo:
And then it's the turn of the Chairman's 2010 9-5. So much more than an Insignia...
Little & Large...who would have considered a C900 to be a small car in 1979? Nice set of Aero alloys on the 900 though...