The beginning of the Heuschmid era
New garage opened in Benningen
With engine power testing station – first unauthorised Alpina Service
Authorised SAAB representation and service
First road legal tuned SAAB 99 Turbo
First road legal tuned SAAB 99 Turbo with charged-air intercooler
Start of developing rallye-cars for SAAB
Development of the SAAB 900 Turbo
Development of the SAAB 900 Turbo with charged-air intercooler in cooperation with SAAB in Trollhättan
The engine develops 180 HP with the new intercooler at the same charged air pressure as the series model securing a plus of 35HP
SAAB acknowledges the expertise of Heuschmid Tuning and takes the warranty cover for Heuscmid performance enhanced SAAB cars.
First own alloy wheel for the SAAB 900: Ronal Turbo
Distribution network for SAAB-Tuning: e.g. Gordon Lamp (Chesterfield, England), Hirsch (Switzerland), Anex (Tokio), Giroix Sport (Paris), SAAB-Ana (Örebro), jk Tuning (Uetersen), Hans-Peter Weise (Remscheid)
Introducing the Heuscmid model range HS1/ HS2
European Rallye Championship
Introducing the Airflow set with 200HP for the SAAB 900 and HS4
Presentation of the HS2, IAA Frankfurt
Presentation of the HS2 on the own display at the IAA in Frankfurt/Main
Alloy wheels 7×16” and 7.5×16” for all 900/9000 models
Introducing SAAB 9000
Introducing the Airflow set for the SAAB 9000
SAAB 9000 HS6 complete motor conversion to 230HP
SAAB 900 HS5 Cabrio
SAAB 900 HS5 convertible with 195HP and controlled catalytic converter
catalytic converter range
Complete road legal catalytic converter range for all SAAB models by Heuschmid Tuning
SAAB 9000 HS6S with 250HP
17” alloy wheels for the SAAB 9000CS
End cooperation with SAAB
Cooperation with SAAB seized due to the restructuring of SAAB
28 years later, the HEUSCHMID GmbH is created
Heuschmid GmbH with Sebastian Heuschmid on the helm and Johann Heuschmid as technical director set up 28 years after the founding of Heuschmid Tuning
Relocation the new Heuschmid GmbH into the old companies building in Benningen
Relocation the new Heuschmid GmbH into the old companies building and setting up the specialised SAAB 900 tuning and servicing.
Extending the program to all modern SAAB models using HIRSCH tuning.
Extension of the Used Car Program
Extending the pre-owned car program to a permanent 50 vehicles on stock. Starting with the SAAB 96 over the models 90 and 99 the legendary 900i up to the recent 9-3 and 9-5.
In addition the complete HIRSCH range with the high performance Viggen and Troll models.
Developing an exchange for used spare parts for all SAAB models.
Benningen, hall with 1800 squares
HEUSCHMID moved to the new location at Industriestraße 1 in Benningen with the extended show room and work shop and storage area. About 1800sqm allow to keep the customer vehicles currently in service or overhaul indoors.
It’s a 33-year anniversary
HEUSCHMID celebrated its 33rd anniversary. On 14 June SAAB enthusiast, long term customers, friends and partners of HEUSCHMID got together for the event on the meetingpoints with the SAAB 99, 900 and 9000 models.
Moving to Obergünzburg
Again more space for the expanding operations is needed.
On August 2012 HEUSCHMID moved to the 3100sqm building in Öbergünzburg.
The new facilities include specialised departments: motor work shop, interior restoration for upholstery and headliners and a high rack storage area.
Start cooperation with ORIO
The entry of Florian Hagn
The youngest of the HEUSCHMID sons, Florian Hagn (Heuschmid) joined the company as an apprentice for automobile mechatronics.
Johann Heuschmid is taking over the management again
Erweiterung des Lagers um ca. 1000 qm und extra Verwaltung
Expansion of the exteriorenlargement and remodelling of the outdoor storage
45 years of Heuschmid anniversary
New exhibition hall.
New additional exhibition hall for finished sales vehicles.
Reinforcement by additional specialists.
From 2022 repair of all electrical components, blasting and coating of all axle bodies as well as production of complete stainless steel systems with TÜV/CE testing for all SAAB models.
Sebastian Heuschmid becomes the new managing director
Sebastian Heuschmid becomes the new managing director of Heuschmid GmbH.