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SAAB 9-5 SRD (Swedish Racing Development) project car

Saab 9-5 SRD

A quick look at Swedish Racing Developments project car, a Saab 9-5 Aero SRD. The car is being built to compete in Time Attack and SSK. Swedish Racing Developments  is planning to achieve the most out of a B235E engine whilst retaining most of its original internals.

It´s a good engine, but for serious power, pistons would need to be changed and they just don´t have the money to both finish the car and build a killer engine, hence the limited modifications.

Saab 9-5 - Swedish Racing Development

Saab 9-5 Aero SRD

The whole process of development of Saab 9-5 SRD, since 2011, you can follow on Saablink page and SaabCentral:

  • Engine: B235E, T7, with original rods, blue-printed
  • 2.0T T5 pistons
  • Balance shafts removed
  • T5 camshafts
  • T7 head gasket
  • SRD Racing exhaust manifold
  • Turbo: HX40
  • 44 mm wastegate
  • Cylinder head ported/modified by SRD Racing
  • Adjustable cam gears
  • SRD Racing intake manifold, 80 mm throttle body
  • Civinco stand alone engine management system

Saab 9-5 Aero SRD at Nürburgring Nordschleife

Saab 9-5 Aero on the Road

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