Saab Car Museum and Saab Automobile

Saab Automobile and Saab Car Museum

On June 10th 1947 the aircraft manufacturer Saab – Swedish Aeroplanes aktiebolaget – presented its first car, the Saab 92. Series production began in Trollhättan 1949. Until the end of 2011 Saab Automobile produced cars that were happily driven all over the world. At Saab Car Museum you can experience the complete story, from the first prototype to the last car ever built.

From 1947 to 2011, Saab Automobile built cars that were driven and enjoyed all over the world.

At Saab Car Museum you can experience the complete story, from the first prototype to the last car ever built.

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Saab Car Museum today

Until December 2011 the museum was owned by Saab Automobile AB. Because of the bankruptcy in 2011 the museum and its collections entered a time of uncertainty. After intense effort and the completion of the bidding process, the following constellation placed the winning bid: the City of Trollhättan, Saabgroup and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg memorial foundation. Today, the museum is owned by the City of Trollhättan and Saabgroup, and is run by Innovatum Science Center AB.

Until December 2011 the museum was owned by Saab Automobile AB. Because of the bankruptcy in 2011 the museum and its collections entered a time of uncertainty.

 

After intense effort and the completion of the bidding process, the following constellation placed the winning bid: the City of Trollhättan, Saabgroup and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg memorial foundation.

 

Today, the museum is owned by the City of Trollhättan and Saabgroup, and is run by Innovatum Science Center AB.

The last Saabs

See the last built Saabs of different models, including Saab 96 and Saab 95. Also discover a Saab 9-3 Griffin TTID, the last Saab to roll of the production line in Trollhättan.

Saab Turbo - In the Long Run

In October 1986, three Saab 9000 Turbo started in a test that would break all records in terms of speed. After almost three weeks of constant driving the fastest car had driven 100 000 km and Saab had broken multiple world records. Discover more in the exhibition Saab Turbo – In the Long Run.

Saab's story

Discover the entire story, from beginning to end, decade by decade. Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget were founded in 1937 as an aircraft manufacturer, and when the project Saab 92001 began, the Saab car was born. Saabs were sold all over the world until the bankruptcy in 2011.

Saab's concept cars

Saab presented its first concept car in 1985: Saab EV-1, with solar cells on the roof to keep the car chill while parked in warm areas. The next concept wasn’t shown until 2001: Saab 9X which introduced Saabs coming designs. See these and more concept cars from the 2000’s, for example the award winning Saab Aero-X.

Saab's rally cars

Saab has got more than a thousand rally victories, and a hundred of them were big international competitions. See several of the iconic cars from the big rally competitions with Stig Blomqvist, Erik Carlsson, Per Eklund and more.

Ursaaben - the First Saab

Ursaaben, or Saab 92001 which is the official name, is the first prototype for the series produced Saab 92, Saabs first model. The project began in 1945 in Linköping, Sweden and has been in Saab’s possesion since. Today you can see the 75+ year old car in our exhibition.