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Saab 99 Turbo – Video review by Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle or DW is Germany’s public international broadcaster, and this week for their television they made a very interesting TV show named “Saab 99 Turbo – Schöner alter Schwede” or in translation “Saab 99 Turbo – Beautiful old Swede“. This is how they announce this TV show: In 1967 the Saab 99 was first introduced to
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Unique Saab 99 Limousine up for Sale

The Classic Saab 99 is one of Saab’s most iconic cars and one that appreciated in value as it went up in age. Willem Bierema from the Netherlands, one of the two enthusiasts behind the project Saab 99 Limo, contacted us with interesting news for all fans of classic Saab cars. Dirk Koppen and Willem Bierema selling their Saab 99
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Unusual Saab Projects

This cute little car belongs to a class of “Unusual Saab” – or unusual car projects. This is reportedly The shortest Saab in the world – Built from a 1978 Saab 99, and the alleged length of the car was even less than 2 meters. The author of this SAAB project is Christian Ivarsson from city of Bräkne-Hoby, who made several
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Saab 99 EMS – Weslake engine 16V from Australia

Our regular reader Justin Van Stralen from distant Australia sent us interesting Saab ad from Adelaide. It is the advertisement for the sale of 1976 Saab 99 EMS racing car. If this is read some of the car-racers, it may be useful to get the car ready for this race. Here’s what Justin says about this interesting
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Incredible Saab 99 16V Turbo (400hp)

Looking for the baddest homemade SAAB to rule the streets and tracks? On the pages of ads in Sweden (Falkoping), there was a fantastic racing 1983 Saab 99 16V Turbo  that delivers 400hp! According to the seller of this unique Saab car (similar Saab 99 race car), The car is in very good condition, and paried with 16V engine and full Roll Cage. The engine
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Saab 99 Turbo In-Depth Video Tour

Jeremy Wong YuiChit, the guy who runs video channel Than Slow Race car,  unveiled last week an interesting video – Saab 99 Turbo In-Depth Video Tour. This walkaround/ overview/ in-depth tour video is of a 1978 Saab 99 EMS with the engine built up to 99 Turbo specs. This car is owned by his good friend Sean and he
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Retroracer: RWD Saab 99 with 300 horsepower!

One of the most wonderful sensations come when you command a whole handful of power just with the flexing of your right foot. Horsepower is an intoxicating element when it comes to driving, and this 1974 Saab 99 has a whopping 300 horsepower, and unusually for Saab – power is transmitted to the rear wheels. Jesper Schwartz
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Short movie: Saab 99

Another in a series of short films created by independent authors, in which the main role is played by Saab cars, or at least a major supporting role. In this short film, the main role there is one old Saab 99. Short movie filmed two friends after one unplanned, impulse buying beautiful Saab classic – Saab 99:  

Extended versions of the Saab 99 and 900

Here’s the kind of image Saab fans can only expect from Valmet Automotive. After designing, engineering and manufacturing extended versions of the Saab 99 and Saab 900 models in Uusikaupunki, Finns had plans for a Saab 9000 limousine, but these were never realized and all they have left are designs, now in Valmet Automotive’s archives. Saab
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Saab 99 GL in Music Video

Rock band MOONROSE from the Polish city of Poznan, presented the new video for their song “Skychaser“. Directed by Zofia Strzelecka, Motion designer & photographer, and in her music video appears one beautiful Saab 99 GL. Zofia Strzelecka built her first photo darkroom at age 14, when 18 started studies at University of Fine Arts in Poznań beggining with visual communication,
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Saab 99 “Saabaru” LEGO Car

Big fan of Lego – Senator Chinchilla has built what appears to be an good old Saab 99, but  this is not an “ordinary” Saab 99 Lego model. This Saab has a few surprises, for underneath there sits the boxer engine and running gear from a Subaru, meaning this sensible Swede is an all-wheel-drive rally weapon. Of course,
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Saab 96 and Saab 99 on a production line

Here’s a rare and interesting photos from the company Valmet Automotive. Photo is from 1972 and there we see early days of car manufacturing in Uusikaupunki – Saab 96s and Saab 99s as far as the eye can see! In that Saab factory in Finland has produced a total of 65,887 units of Saab 96 and 191,049 units
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Saab 99 Drop test

Saab has always shown an extraordinary dedication to safety, and many lives have been saved by its designs. According to all international crash safety organisations, drivers and passengers are much more likely to survive a crash in a Saab than in many other makes of car. After its launch, the Saab 99 won the Don safety
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