Saab Sonett Celebrates 50 Years at Swedish Car Day

saab-sonett-celebrates-50-y.jpgThe name sounds like a song. But in fact, the Saab Sonett sports car was originally named after the Swedish expression “så nätt”, meaning “so neat”.Now, half a century after the launch of the first generation, the Sonett is known the world over as Saab’s quintessential two-seat sport car. On Sunday, October 15, Saab fans will be gathering on the Swedish Car Day at the Larz Anderson Museum in Brookline, Massachusetts to celebrate the brand and 50 years of Saab Sonett in particular. Continue reading Saab Sonett Celebrates 50 Years at Swedish Car Day

Rolls Royce planning new sedan

rolls-royce.jpgAt a private function at the Paris Motor Show yesterday evening, Ian Robertson, Chairman and Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, confirmed that work has begun on a new model series. It will be launched within the next four years. The new car will be smaller than the Phantom (pictured) and cost between 200,000 Euros and 300,000 Euros before tax. Planning permission has been granted to expand business operations at Goodwood. Further details will be announced in the near future. Continue reading Rolls Royce planning new sedan

Porsche GT3 RS photos

auto-show-photos2.jpgBeyond its unique livery, the GT3 RS is distinguished from the GT3 on which it’s based by broader rear flanks and reduced weight, further distilling the driving experience to that of a racing car, but one which meets all the requirements for street-legal sports cars. This purist’s variant of the 911 GT3—a model particularly well-suited for track outings—will arrive in time for spring 2007. Continue reading Porsche GT3 RS photos