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A “Saabalicious” Story – Erik Carlsson Stunt Driving Demo for Oman Police

A “Saabalicious” story from Oman, an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Here’s another interesting story from Saab history that we believe will delight you. This story was shared on one of Saab forum by real Saab girl Kirsty Farnfield from UK. Her father – Mr Ronald Farnfield, took these photos when they lived in
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[email protected] as part of “Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2016”

There are few shows that eEuroparts team look forward to every year as much as Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals. This year organizer have reinvented a nearly 30-year tradition by transcending all marques, scenes and styles, the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals features more than 2,000 show vehicles. Cars and guests from around the world converged on
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Saab 96 – The Last One

Saab 96 – The last one. On January 8, 1980 the very last Saab 96 was completed at the Valmet Automotive plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland! Off the production line, the car was driven by the late great Erik Carlsson directly to the Saab museum. The number 730,607 denotes the total production run of the Saab
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New Safari Coffee Mugs in the Saab Car Museum Shop

In the Saab Car museum shop you can find a bunch of interesting Saab things. Here you can buy Saab books, movies, model cars and much more connected to Saab’shistory. The Webshop is run by the Saab Car Museum in Trollhättan and in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition they also have a shop with a similar
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BT: Everyday classic – Saab 99

British Telecommunications (BT) online magazine makes a review of the famous model Saab 99, entitled “Everyday classic: Saab 99 – The smooth Swede that developed a seriously sporty side“. Here are a few interesting excerpts from this article: Rally History Race and rally success came to the 99 Turbo, particularly in the hands of Erik Carlsson and
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SAAB Festival 2015 – Trollhattan [video]

At the Saab-festival 2015 in Trollhättan 5-7 June 2015, there was a large group of Saab enthusiasts who showed their beautiful cars, there was a few two-stoke Saabs that was started up to honour Erik Carlsson. This year the Saabs At the Saab-festival 2015 was sorted by model, the organizers had plans to place 800
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Mr Saab / Erik Carlsson Memorial Service

Erik Carlsson Memorial Service – 20th June 2015 – Some highlights of the day celebrating the life of the man affectionately known as Mr Saab.  A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for the Life of Erik Hilding Carlsson, Mr SAAB: A message from Erik Carlsson’s daughter Susie Hello every one , thank you so very much for your lovely
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Goodbye Mr. SAAB!

Yesterday one of the best rally driver ever is gone! We’ll remeber you Erik Carlsson – Mr. SAAB! The motorsports world has lost a legend with the passing of famous rally driver Erik Carlsson at the age of 86. If you’ve ever seen a photo of a vintage Saab sliding around a corner or blasting through tree-lined
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Saab around Britain R.A.C. Rally (1965)

R.A.C.  stands for british Royal Automobile Club Rally. The inaugural event was the 1932 Royal Automobile Club Rally, which was the first major rally of the modern era in Great Britain. Of the 367 crews entered, 341 competitors in unmodified cars started from nine different towns and cities (London, Bath, Norwich, Leamington, Buxton, Harrogate, Liverpool,
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When V4 replaces straight three

Тhe nехt major change for Saab came in September 1966 when (advertised as аn ‘additional model’ but that was only а marketing ruse to help clear stocks оf the old two-stroke cars) The four-stroke-engined Saab V4 took over from the Saab 96. Internally, incidentally, the V4 was the ‘Saab 98‘ but this notation was never used in PubIic. The engine was the  vегу compact 1498 еcc V4 power
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Saab 900 Carlsson

The Saab 900 Carlsson as with every Saab is designed from thr inside. The Carlsson was a special edition 900 made in honour of Erik Carlsson, of which only 600 examples were made in the three years it was in production (1990 to 1992). It is thought by most that there were only 200 examples made
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Saab 900 Talladega Challenge 1996

In October of 1996, Saab Automobile brought over 6 randomly selected standard production 1997MY Saab 900 models to the Talladega International Speedway to test their endurance on the track over the course of a 8 days. The 6 Saab 900 vehicles included naturally aspirated, turbo’d and V6 equipped vehicles. Journalists from all over the world
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Saab 96 Sport in R.A.C. Rally 1965

Whole issue dedicated to an 7 day International car rally organised by the R.A.C. “The Rally Men Aka The Rally Cavaliers” from 1965 by British Pathé. Great part of Rally history in film: Paul Easter is seen working on his car – a Mini. Various checks are made on headlights, engine, tires etc. Narrator explains how
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