Sonett III

Quirky But Lovable: 1974 Saab Sonett III

I’m not really sure why the Saab Sonett III hasn’t achieved a higher level of collectability or price tag among sports car enthusiasts yet, but maybe just the fact that they don’t come around for sale as often as… more»

Forty Year Ownership: 1973 Saab Sonett III

The Saab Sonett has quirky, tangled roots. In the mid-1950s, engineer Rolf Mellde proposed a sports car to his employer, teasing Saab with the idea of entering the European racing circuit. But with the company fully engaged in making… more»

V4 Ford Power: 1972 Saab Sonett III

The Saab Sonett has roots dating back to the mid-fifties, with manufacturing beginning in 1955 and running through 1957 for the first go-round, but it took a several-year hiatus before returning to the market again in 1968 with production… more»

Fiberglass Fun: 1973 Saab Sonett III Project

Hollywood’s weirdest productions occasionally turn into cult classics. So it is with vintage cars – a lucky few models ignite a fervor completely out of proportion to their performance, sales statistics, and popularity at the time. The AMC Pacer,… more»

Car Lot Oddity: 1974 Saab Sonett III

Saabs have always been known for their handling in winter weather. Being from Sweden, a region not known for its cactuses has its advantages when it comes to engineering a vehicle that performs in the snow. In the sixties… more»

Cars and Parts: Pair of 1973 Saab Sonetts

The Saab Sonett was a 2-seat sports car built by the Swedish automaker between 1966 and 1974. The last edition of the automobile was the Sonett III which was powered by a 1700-cc V4 engine supplied by Ford. From… more»

Sitting 29 Years: 1974 Saab Sonett III

Considering their low production volume relative to other Saab models, it’s amazing how many Sonett IIIs have survived and can still be found for sale. Having only been writing for Barn Finds for a few months, this 1974 Saab… more»

Mellow Yellow: 1974 Saab Sonett III

It is impressive how many Saab Sonett IIIs still come up for sale considering their relatively low production volume when compared to the 96 sedans that they were based on. This 1974 Sonett III is available here on eBay… more»

One-Family-Owned: 1974 Saab Sonett III

The Sonett III was the final iteration of Saab’s fiberglass sports car, and traces its roots back to the six Sonett I roadsters constructed between 1955 and 1957. Officially known as the 94, the original Sonett got its name… more»

Project Or Parts? 1974 Saab Sonett III

Some of us have put too much money into the wrong cars. We haven’t started with the best example that we could find and we ended up being way over our heads in restoration costs. I’m wondering whether this… more»

Project Or Parts? 1973 Saab Sonett III

When it comes to affordable project cars, they really don’t come much cheaper than this 1973 Saab Sonett III. Hand the seller a mere $400, and you will have for yourself one very interesting car. It is located in… more»

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