From Tampa to MN, My new 2006 Saabaru

Discussion in 'Photo & Video Gallery' started by LASERBLUE135, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Picked up this unicorn in Tampa. After a 1,734 mile road trip she’s got only 75k miles. Some of you know some of this, but here are the facts:
    -Built in Japan on the same assembly line as the Subaru WRX.
    -Only 235 built worldwide (only in North America market) with manual transmission.
    -Came in three colors. This is 1 of 35 in red, extremely rare.
    -This car has cold weather and moonroof, which is also extremely rare as these are separate options on the Saab and very few were built with both.
     

    Attached Files:

    silver03, GrawvyRobber and pleiades like this.
  2. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    John’s Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Georgia.
     

    Attached Files:

  3. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Little River Canyon National Preserve. Alabama. This is an EPIC!!! drive! Nothing little about it. There is a huge waterfall here. Very similar to Gooseberry Falls. I highly recommend.
     

    Attached Files:

  4. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Lookout Mountain scenic highway to Sunset Rock. Chattanooga Tennessee. No car pics unfortunately. This is an amazing drive! The 20 miles of incredible houses tucked on the mountain. Visitors are NOT welcome at Sunset Rock sadly (according to the internet and I felt very uncomfortable here). I hopped some fences to get to Sunset Rock which is closed at this time for some reason? Even when open I hear the locals are very unfriendly. VERY RITZY area. Lots of prying eyes and the police paid me a visit to make sure I was on my way out of there. The houses are stunning. Well worth the detour if you’re in the Chattanooga area.
     

    Attached Files:

  5. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Next was my favorite stop. Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, TN. I can not recommend this stop enough. Could easily spend the whole day exploring, hiking, and swimming. It’s an hour north of Chattanooga or an hour south of Nashville. The highlights are Bluehole Falls, which was probably the most beautiful spot on earth in my humble opinion. And then Big Falls.
     

    Attached Files:

  6. ryjacobs
    Offline

    ryjacobs Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    560
    Trophy Points:
    198
    Very nice looking Saabaru! :)
     
    LASERBLUE135 likes this.
  7. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Nashville. The Parthenon full scale replica.
     

    Attached Files:

  8. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Land Between the Lakes. Kentucky. This was the only place on my list that I probably should have skipped. If you want to camp here for a full weekend I’m sure it’s great, but if you want a scenic drive I’d bypass here and try somewhere else.
     

    Attached Files:

  9. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    St Louis
     

    Attached Files:

  10. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    River Bluffs Scenic Byway to Pike’s Peak State Park to Great River Road. Iowa.
     

    Attached Files:

  11. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Dunning’s Spring Falls. Hugely recommend! Decorah Iowa. There are a few waterfalls in the area. This place was awesome. Pretty easy day trip from the Twin Cities. I’d recommend taking the scenic route from here to Pikes Peak. Lots of neat towns and sights.
     

    Attached Files:

  12. LASERBLUE135
    Offline

    LASERBLUE135 Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    168
    Trophy Points:
    228
    Home!
     

    Attached Files:

  13. pleiades
    Offline

    pleiades Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    807
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Great looking Saabaru and very nice find! Only problem is that I don't see your name on the list for the 2020 LaX cruise yet...
     
    LASERBLUE135 likes this.
  14. tangledupinblu
    Offline

    tangledupinblu Event Coordinator Staff Member

    Likes Received:
    7,165
    Trophy Points:
    573
    Looks great with those wheels!! Nice find!
     
  15. GrawvyRobber
    Offline

    GrawvyRobber Active Member

    Likes Received:
    128
    Trophy Points:
    53
    With the gold RPF1s :blink::eek:

    Congrats!!
     
    tangledupinblu likes this.
  16. pillboy
    Offline

    pillboy Well-Known Member

    Likes Received:
    2,533
    Trophy Points:
    348
    Nice looking car. Good find. And interesting (in the correct definition of the word). Also was nice to see you made the trip more than just a grind behind the wheel on the way back. Too bad the Gateway Arch is still not open as it is worth the trip to the top.
     

Share This Page