IMPORTANT NEWS: National Electric Vehicle Sweden has agreed to buy the assets of Saab Automobile and the sale is expected to be finalized during the summer.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

The new Saab 9-5 has good brakes

This afternoon I had a chance to test the brakes. I was going 80 km/h when an old man in a Mercedes decided to drive out on the road in front of me. I stepped on the brakes and for a few seconds my tires squealed and my heart missed a beat or two. Then my car was standing still and the old man in the Mercedes didn't seem to have noticed the little drama he had created. But he did notice my car horn one second later, so I assume that he also must have heard my squealing tires.

Anyway, the brakes worked great. A brake system that was developed by Saab