By Joni Gray, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer With General Motor's announcement that Saab is either up for sale or on its own, we pause to reflect on Saab's rich history. Never a me too car brand, Saabs, with their innovative turbo engines and mid-console key placement, appealed to the few and the contrary. Having recently applied for Swedish bankruptcy protection, the future for Saab in the U.S. is still unknown. 1952 Saab 92 Described by Saab as an airplane without wings, the 92 was created in the aftermath of WWII as a rugged, low-cost and practical car to safely conquer the rough Scandinavian roads of the time.
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