City of Trollhattan, SAAB AB and The Wallenberg Foundation pay £2.6m

The Saab museum collection in Trollhattan will remain in place, according to reports.

The administrator acting on behalf of Saab had sought offers for the collection, and had indicated it was willing to break it up in order to maximise the sale price.

Read Hilton Holloway's blog on the potential sale of the Saab museum

However, the city of Trollhattan, SAAB AB and The Wallenberg Foundation are reported to have paid around £2.6 million to secure the entire collection.

The museum contains 120 cars and includes the first ever Saab car - the Ur-Saab.

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25 January 2012

The best one could have hoped for.

25 January 2012

This is old news! ;)

25 January 2012

[quote Fidji]This is old news! ;)[/quote]

It's from the News Museum.

25 January 2012

Hopefully Top Gear will do a Special on the better Saab's, bit like the Alfa Romeo one they did.

 

Hydrogen cars just went POP

25 January 2012

Some might say it's ironic that this has been saved, when the true museum pieces were those still coming off the production line...

26 January 2012

[quote Cavalier]Some might say it's ironic that this has been saved, when the true museum pieces were those still coming off the production line...[/quote]

Nice one, you made me smile ;)

26 January 2012

Good to see this isn't a Saab bashing forum...............unlike some.

Also, people seem to have a genuine love of cars.

26 January 2012

[quote Symanski][quote Fidji]This is old news[/quote]It's from the News Museum.[/quote] LOL !

30 January 2012

A salutory reminder that all Saab now remains is a museum piece.

1 February 2012

[quote xxxx]Hopefully Top Gear will do a Special on the better Saab's, bit like the Alfa Romeo one they did[/quote]

Indeed thay have done - to be televised in February - I'm holding my breath as I expect it to be no less than a warts'n'all romp through the haydays and lowdays. Looking forward to it, hoping it may even coincide with some better news about one of the 5 current suitors for the company as going concern rather than a parts bin.

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