Tenet

Tenet (2020) | Filmtopp

Have you seen the movie Tenet? Tenet is an action-thriller directed by Christopher Nolan. It was released in 2020 and has a decent score of 7.4 at IMDB. The plot is a bit tricky to follow, since it plays with our conception of time.

So why would I mention this film here? The obvious reason is Saab. To be more precise: an NG 9-5 which is driven and crashed in more than one temporal dimension. You can follow the hero of the film both getting into the Saab, driving the Saab and finally crashing it.

It would seem to be quite a shame to spoil a fairly rare car, or probably several of them. The good thing is that we all get a visual proof of Saab safety. The roof is hardly bent, even after spinning violently. You can see the car laying upside down in the last video below. You could probably open all four doors despite the crash. The actual explosion should be considered a movie feature. Cars seldom explode in real life.

I have linked some videos showing the Saab in different scenes. Spoiler alert!

First, the actual crash in two perspectives
Behind the scenes footage
The protagonist enters and drives the NG Saab 9-5. The rims are not original! A cool thing is that you can see some Saab specific features like starting the car with the button in the center console.

Saabs occur in quite a lot of films and TV-shows. Perhaps we should revisit this topic some other time?

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