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The Saab 96 is an automobile manufactured and marketed by Saab from 1960 to January 1980, replacing the 93. The 96 featured aerodymic two-door bodywork, four passenger seating and a two-stroke, three-cylinder engine.

Lowrider Saab 96 V4 “Helga”

Jari Luoma from Finland owner is a very special Classic Saab car – 1976 Saab 96 V4 called “Helga” with a large number of modifications. Jari has sent us his interesting Saab story about this special car. He bought this Saab many years ago from his friend and the he used it as a hunting car. If you’re
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Saab 96 in the Body Shop (1973)

here’s another great historical photos from the archives of the Valmet Automotive company, which has for many years produced various Saab models. A wonderful color shot from the Uusikaupunki plant showing the body shop in 1973. The Saab 96 looks absolutely gorgeous: On January 8, 1980 the very last Saab 96 was completed at the Uusikaupunki
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Martin Healey dedicates 1964 Saab 96 restoration to his late wife

Martin Healey from city of Darlington (UK) is a great lover of classic cars, especially one Saab 96 model. He bought his first Saab in 1981 after his wife, Mandy, steered him towards purchasing the classic motor. The couple later bought a 1964 Saab 96 short nose two-stroke, which they planned to restore before taking
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Saab 96 Rally GT

Believe it or not, this beautiful classic Saab 96 Rally GT is on sale for as much as € 23,000. This is a beautiful rally car that has been raced since 1963 until 2013. This is a race car and nothing else. The car is called “The Trophy Winner” and has got 5 owners since 1960 This
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Saab Collector selling the entire collection of 11 Saab cars

What means the SAAB to you? Is it your World? If so, is it the experience of Saab cars (heritage, design, UX…), or the physical ownership of them? If it’s the latter, than you may want to hit up big Saab Collector from harrisburg in Pennsylvania, who’s selling his entire Saab collection (11 cars) for $5200. As he says
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Saab 96 V4 Roadster

This weeks Very interesting Saab Stor comes from Mrs. Jenn Thompson, at first glance a Saab 96 but as you can see from the picture there are a “few differences” and they don’t stop there – this is now a real little Saab Roadster. Read Mrs. Jenn’s words below. And of course, Thanks to Mrs. Jenn for this beautiful
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Saab 96 – Five-upmanship!

Here’s a very interesting print ad for good old Saab 96. This Saab Advertisement was published back in March, 1966 the British automotive magazine “Motor Sport Magazine“. “MotorSport” magazine has been published for 91 years and all the while accompanied by a sports cars and racing. Within the content of this magazine often was the Saab with
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Barn find: Seven classic Saabs in one Garage!

Jonathan Jogenfors From Trionic Seven channel found a remarkable pearl – he found Seven Classic Saabs In A Little Garage in Öland, Sweden. This Garage is filled with nostalgia, including one rare Saab Sonett II V4, five Saab 96 (including a convertible!), one Saab 95 wagon and one custom Saab 95 pick-up. The exact location of this “Nostalgia Garage” and
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Saab 96 and Saab 95 in Google Sketchup

Swede Jakob Bonds from a designbox.se studio did a great job – 3D models Saab 95 and Saab 96. He Made a pair of SAABs using a free version of Google Sketchup. He Used in this project “the box technique” which is very powerful but requires an acute sense of 3D-space and accurate blueprints. A skill to be mastered
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Saab 96 Sport at Budapest Grand Prix 1964 [video]

The ETCC was established to allow competitive racing for production cars in Group 2 (essentially mildly tuned standard production cars), from 1964 – 1968. The 1963 European Touring Car Challenge was the inaugural season of what would become the European Touring Car Championship. Alan Turner (Alan Mann Racing) this week published an interesting video from the sixties  – very
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Classic Saab’s at The Warsaw Historic Rally 2016

The Warsaw Historic Rally of Polish Trophy of Historic Cars in regularity took place today on the roads near Warsaw. Special difficulty was very hot weather with temoperature over +37 deg.C (and much higher in the car cabins!) Adrian Uronski (Volvo Amazon) won the rally overall and in traditional class, as well. Members of “SAAB GT-Classic” club
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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 – AWD vs. FWD vs. RWD Explained

This Jalopnik video will help clear up some doubts. There are 4 different types of transmissions you can choose from that differ in how the wheels drive the car. These four include rear-wheel drive (RWD), front-wheel drive (FWD), all-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD); all four are built differently. Some say this video is boring, perhaps it
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A Saab Story from Texas

Here’s another nice Saab story, and comes to us from Texas. In the center of the story are 1967 Saab 96 and owner of this nice little car Phil Auldridge. He drives and talks about his Saab 96 in this video, and he says – “This car has a character, it’s got story to tell…It has been
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