Former Saab importer and distributor Beherman Group for Belgium and the Netherlands put up their Saab collection for auction in 2014. After the Saab Automobile bankruptcy in 2011, Beherman continued to sell and distribute as part of Saab Parts AB.
These auctions were executed by British auction house Bonhams. Bonhams is one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers of fine arts and antiques, according to their website. They have locations all over the world and these Saabs were part of a large automotive auction in Paris on February 6th, 2014.
1961 SAAB 95 Estate
Chassis no. 2977
Estimate: €20,000 – 35,000
Sold for: €15,500
First registered on 15th September 1961, the vehicle offered here is an example of the SAAB 95 estate car. Mechanically identical to the contemporary ’96’ saloon, it shared that model’s longitudinal two-stroke engine but came with the four-speed gearbox as standard. Purchased in 2005 by the current owner, the former SAAB importer for Belgium, the car is offered with the 2005 purchase invoice, old technical control document and Belgian registration papers.
Immatriculée le 15 septembre 1961, le véhicule proposé est une version break de la Saab 95. Mécaniquement identique à la berline 96 contemporaine, il partage le moteur deux temps longitudinal, mais avec une boîte de vitesses à quatre rapports montée en série. Achetée en 2005 par le vendeur, l’ancien importateur Saab pour la Belgique, la voiture est vendue avec la facture d’achat de 2005, un ancien contrôle technique, et des papiers d’immatriculation belges.