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Saab Sport 1964 in FIA Historic Hill Climb Championship 2016

Saab Sport was launched in 1962 as a replacement for the Saab GT750. It used the same body shell as the Saab 96, with slight modifications and with a different interior configuration and equipment. The engine was an 841 cc two-stroke three cylinder engine with one Solex carburetor per cylinder, giving 52 hp (39 kW). This is Saab Sport 1964
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Saab 96 Sport at Falkenberg Classic 2015

In early September this year, is held the traditional classic car race – Falkenberg Classic 2015. In this race, apart from the crowd good old cars, took part and one Saab 96 Sport with driver Mikael Mohlin from Bohus Racing Club, in the class Standard-65 1000cc. In this race participated  four more Saab 96 Sport. Mikael Mohlin has dominated
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Saab Historic Rally “Team Yke”

Saab Historic Rally “Team Yke” from Netherlands is a small rally team containing Roger van Keulen (pilot), Sytze de Bok (navigator) and super star mechanic Gert van Keulen. Roger van Keulen bought a rare white Saab 96 Sport “Yke” 2stroke in Lincolnshire UK. Fortunately, the Saab was in very good technical condition, and the car is LHD
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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 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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