BY sanjana behera

THE SYMBOLISM BEHIND THE SAAB LOGO

THE SYMBOLISM BEHIND THE SAAB LOGO

Despite a saddening demise in 2011, Saab remained one of the favorite cars among the gearheads.

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Saab left an inedible impression in the minds of people, which is why, despite a decade long end, its logo remains recognizable.

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what was the true meaning behind the logo

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The very first Saab logo with the red griffin head was coats of arms of Sweden. It represented vigilance.

THE LOGO OF THE '70s

It was a homage to Saab's Swedish birthplace of Skane.

With a GM takeover, the word SAAB was etched below the traditional logo, signifying a strengthening of the brand.

THE LOGO OF THE 2000s

Saab, during its end days in 2013, bore a similar logo it had previously but with golden SAAB etched below.

THE LAST LOGO

It was most prevalently used in the 9-5 sedans of 2011.

for its unique cars but also the red griffin head that made the car soar, at least before it bowed out of the carmaking game.

SAAB WILL BE REMEMBERED