A definitive new history from internationally known Saab aficionado Lance Cole, Saab Cars - The Complete Story offers a detailed insight into the company's story, from the prototype UrSaab in 1946 to the end of production in 2012. It is a fitting tribute to the spirit and ethos of Saab design and engineering. Explains in detail the design and engineering history of Saab's pioneering work in aerodynamics, form, function and safety.Investigates the history and founding of Saab.Provides in-depth analysis of Saab's early cars and their engineering and design features.Profiles key figures in Saab's manufacturing and rallying success. Charts the days of the 'Save Saab' campagin and the battle to survive, and details the events that led to the company's demise.Includes recollections from Saab workers and those on the factory floor.Stunning visual coverage of the Saab models, with rare archive images and design sketches.
Lance Cole is the author of ten books, three of them for Crowood; this is his second book on Saab. He has a global reputation not just as a Saab commentator, but also as a journalist and design writer. Lance won the 1983 Jaguar Cars/Guild of Motoring Writer Sir William Lyons Award and trained at Autocar magazine. Since then he has written for major titles including The Daily Telegraph, The Independent , Aeroplane and Classic Cars. He has become well known as an automotive and aviation correspondent.