The Origin of Saab’s Number 9

Posted on 30. Nov, 2006 by in 1937-1939, 1940-1949, 1950-1959, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-1999, 2000-2009, 600 Lancia, 9-2x, 9-3, 9-3 SS, 9-3X, 9-5, 9-7x, 9-X, 90, 900, 9000, 91 Safir, 92, 92001 (Ursaab), 93, 94 (Sonett I), 95, 96, 97 (Sonett II & III), 99, Scandia 90

The original of SAAB using the numerical nomenclature 9, is that this number was an indication that the project was a non-military, but a civilian project.

The SAAB Scandia 90 (pictured above) was the first civilian project, followed by the SAAB Safir 91, then finally the automobile being SAAB 92001 in 1946, and the beginning of production models with the SAAB 92. Here is a list of all of the the projects from the beginning until the present.

For more information about these models, please visit our “Saab designs by model number” reference list.



90 SCANDIA
91 Safir (Aircraft)
92001
92
93
94 Sonett I
95
96
97 Sonett II & III
98 Prototype
99
90
900
9000
9-5
9-3
9-X
9-2X
9-3X
9-4X
9-6X (cancelled)
9-7X

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