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Saab engines in the new Chinese Armored SUV BJ80

The new Chinese anti-riot SUV Beijing Auto BJ80 was unveiled on the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. This is a specila version of civil SUV BJ80C, and a common feature of both cars is that they are driven by the famous 2.3 Saab gasoline engines. However, BJ80 “Riot Control Car” which is not really a riot
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Monster: Saab B234 (700hp) in 1956 Morris Minor

After Urchfab – Amazing Saab Hot Rod (Classic Hotrod with Saab engine), here’s another interesting swap project –  1956 Morris Minor with 700hp Saab engine. Saab engine of 700 horses in a Morris Minor 1956 – Kim from Sweden has built a cute monster that you can read about in Bilsport 14-15 / 2016. This Morris
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Original Saab V4 Engine Table

The Original Saab V4 Engine table this is a great piece of motoring history a superbly finished imaculate and stunning piece this is defiantely a one of a kind and probably never to be seen again, totally unique piece. Ebay seller, creator of this table, has made several similar tables based on engine,  but this is by far the
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Saab Engine B235E: Reverse engineering Project

Group of students from the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg (HEIA-FR – Switzerland) had an interesting task – to completely disassembled and reassembled a Saab engine (the method of reverse engineering). It Was a Saab B235e engine. Here is the interesting video that summarizes the work of a great team of students in the first
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Saab 666 Motorcycle

SaaBSA was first Saab two-stroke engine swapped in motorcycle, but of course, not the last. Björn Sohlberg Swedish enthusiasts successfully installed Saab 2-stroke engine on the frame of the motorcycle, and symbolically named – Saab 666. According to the creator, the project is not yet finished, but he will be persistent. Before the 3-cyl. the SAAB used
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New SUV BJ80C will be powered by the Saab 2.3 turbo engine

These are the first spy photos of the new Beijing Auto BJ80D SUV in China. This SUV will be available in three versions –  BJ80C is the civilian version,  BJ80J is the military version, and the BJ80D is a civilian version with the diesel engine of the military version. The BJ80C will be powered by the Saab-developed
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Saab based Chinese Four-door “Jeep” Spied in Beijing

This is Exclusive Spy Shots of the new Beijing Auto BJ40L  ( the much delayed four-door version of the Beijing Auto BJ40) SUV by BAIC with SAAB engine. First spy-images appeared last summer (two door version BJ40), but in these pictures is the car for the first time recorded on the streets in China. The four-door
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Opel Astra with Saab B204 engine and HX35 Turbo

Changes engine (swap engine) in Opel is not new (Saab B206 Turbo engine in BMW M3),  but since that Opel and Saab share the same platforms, replacement engine is not a complicated process. Usually, the Saab engines mounted in Opel Vectras, but sometimes in the smaller Opel Astras. Advantage is of course obvious, small Astra is much lighter than the
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Facelift for Saab 9-5 successor Senova D70

The Senova D70 series sedans, developed by BAIC (Beijing Auto) on basis of the first-gen Saab 9-5, gets its first facelift: new-look for 2016 with new grille. Spy Shots showing the new Senova D70 sedan with a brand new Buick-Insignia-inspired grille and a new front bumper with large air intakes. New front bumper looks like a
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Saab 2-stroke 850cc engine with Turbo

Saab enthusiasts from Sweden tried to make the old Saab’s  2-stroke 850cc engine added Turbo Charger. DalomRacing Crew Trying to add Turbo and K-Jetronic in a Saab 2 stroke 850cc engine from from 1966. The engine started and sounds great, but there is no information whether it is mounted in a Saab:

The Swappers: Saab 2.3T engine in Renault CLIO 2

This is a Renault Clio Super 1600 factory, which has received a Saab 2.3 Turbo engine. French tuner Gontier Racing,  managed to slip into a small Clio famous Saab’s engine. Result: 290 hp at 5,500 rev / min, with 400 nm of 2700-4700 rev / min.

Saab B206 Turbo engine in BMW M3 (E30)

Replacement of engine (swap engine) is not an unusual thing, we remember SAAB powered Opel Vectras. The idea of engine swaps has been around longer than you think, but cross-pollenating dissimilar powerplants and chassis with one another is a phenomenon still relatively new. An Swapper and car enthusiasts, used the Saab B206 engine and threw it into the BMW
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Another SUV with Saab 2.0 Turbo under the hood

After first SUV with Saab “heart”, on the Chinese market appeared a new SUV – Beijing Auto BJ40 – with Saab 2.0 turbo with 204hp and 280nm under the hood. Baic the owner of the Beijng Auto brand, bought the rights to the Saab 2.0 turbo and Saab 2.3 turbo from GM in 2009, along with the rights to the
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Saab 2.0 turbo in new Senova CC concept car

The brand new Beijing Auto Senova CC sedan debuted on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The Senova CC is a concept previewing an extra sporty variant of the Beijing Auto Senova D60. The bodywork however is exactly the same, bar for a heavy body kit including a hefty front spoiler and a large
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SAAB powered Opel Vectras

This is Interesting story about the Opel Vectras in which are inserted Saab B204 engines. Below, you can read the most interesting parts of this great “swap” story. The B204, was based on the 9000’s B234, but in order to make the engine fit in the 900 the engine had to be shortened. This meant that
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