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Saab 96 V4 – The Real Winter Car

Saab 96 in winter driving conditions

Winter and Cold weather presents some of the most challenging driving conditions.  But for a real winter car, such as for example Saab  – winter conditions are not a problem.

For example, we have a good old Saab 96 V4 which is equipped with excellent winter tiresVredestein 155 R15 Snow Classic from Vredestein – Tyre producer from the Netherlands in mid price segment.

Vredestein 155 R15 Snow Classic

Vredestein 155 R15 Snow Classic

This video footage dating back to 2010, when the UK recorded a strong winter with lots of snow. Grip in the snowy slush, compacted ice and fresh snow were all noticeably improved, and driving, braking and cornering manoeuvres could be approached with much more confidence. The following day the car was taken for a longer drive into the country, documented in the video below:

As ever, If you drive frequently in winter, then consider buying a set of winter tyres. Because of all of the above Winter-ize your Saab!

Did you know that across the majority of B.C. highways during the period of October 1st – March 31st that it's mandatory to use either certified winter tires or chains while out on the road?

Did you know that across the majority of world (image for Northern hemisphere of course) highways during the period of October 1st – March 31st that it’s mandatory to use either certified winter tires or chains while out on the road?

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