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1967 Saab 96 Monte Carlo Sport offered by Gas Monkey Garage

Saab Sport is an automobile from Saab, launched in 1962 as a replacement for the Saab GT750. From model year 1966 all market variants were named Monte Carlo 850. During model year 1967 the two-stroke models were phased out and replaced with the Monte Carlo V4 (with the 65 hp (48 kW) Ford Taunus V4
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Saab in Bicycling

Saab brand and cycling have always been closely linked. Just remember these SAAB folding bicycles, or special version of Saab 9-5 called Saab 9-5 Gary Fisher Edition. In addition, it seems that the year 2008 was especially concentrated only on cycling – that year Saab Automobile was sponsor of the Mavic cycling team who are participating in the 2008 Tour
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Saab 900 RACER at Nürburgring

Nicos legendary Saab 900 Turbo boasting 300 horsepower with a peak torque of 500 Nm in old styling being prepared and tested for the great Nürburgring. And that’s not all, we have footage from the 2002, 2003 and 2004 on the famous tracks and events. Amateur racing driver Nico Gasparatos shows what the Saab 900
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Saab 900 GTR 450bhp vs Saab 9-3 Nordic 500bhp on Race Track

Yesterday on the track Sviestad held open Race day, where gathered a multitude of fast Saabs. Among the participants was Uhr families with very fast Saabs: Saab 900 GTR 450bhp and Saab 9-3 Nordic 500bhp. Their Saab duel you can see below, from the perspective of both cars:

Team Tidö – Ahead of the 2015 STCC season for Saab

While the on-track activities of an STCC team are open for public scrutiny in the height of summer, a lot less insight is traditionally given into what goes on behind closed doors between seasons. Until now. In this 2015 pre-season video, we visit the Team Tidö as it prepares for the new campaign, hear from
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Saab 900 in the Race “Nürburgring 500 km”

Pure Saab racing, Pure Saab Sound… Classic The “Nürburgring 1000 km” is an endurance race for sports cars held on the Nürburgring in Germany and organized by the ADAC since 1953. The 500 km Nürburgring was also similar event for smaller sportscars during the 1960s and 1970s, but and later. This footage is from 2009 when it took part
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SAAB: The 2014 STCC season – by the numbers

Thed Björk and Volvo Polestar Racing dominated the 2014 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season. But is that the full story? Join us as we take a closer look at the statistics of the season, numbers that tell a slightly different story to what the championship standings might show. Who was the most penalised driver? Who
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SAAB Team Tidö in 2014

The complete round-up of Team Tidö‘s 2014 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship assault, spearheaded by lead driver Richard Göransson. Let’s kick the new year off with a complete look back at Team Tidö’s recent exploits – here is the full round-up of our 2014 STCC campaign, great Saab sport video (39:00):

Saab 900 at The Amsterdam Dakar Challenge Rally

The “Amsterdam Dakar Challenge” is not classic Dakar Rally, but is apparently very similar and demanding. So far the few Saab cars participated in this rally. The Amsterdam Dakar Challenge is a 7.000 km. long roadtrip for charity. Participants gather in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with €500 max. cars (around $600). Being sponsored by companies and individuals
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Vote for SAAB in Contest for hottest STCC 2014 car

Vote for Saab 9-3 STCC for the best looking car in STCC 2014 by “like” the Pictures on STCC´s website, we hope one of several SAAB cars will win. In the competition are Saabs from PWR Racing Team and Team Tido. This is STCC link for voting: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.780584738645976.1073741860.165948936776229&type=1

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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Team Tidö Video: STCC Solvalla

On September 5-6, the STCC delivered its most action-packed round of the season so far at Solvalla in Stockholm. Regular Team Tidö drivers Richard Göransson and Roger Samuelsson were joined this time by STCC legend Jan “Flash” Nilsson – returning to racing after a three-year absence. This film is dedicated to the gone, but never
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Saab Sport: Chaotic STCC race at Solvalla

Andreas Wernersson claimed his first ever STCC victory in a chaotic first Scandinavian Touring Car Championship race at Solvalla. Thed Björk won the second STCC race at Solvalla from pole position and extends his championship lead with just one race weekend left of the 2014 season. The Kia driver started from third position on the
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STCC Q1 Solvalla: P2 for Saab 9-3 STCC and Richard Göransson

STCC Q1 Solvalla: Richard Göransson  in Saab 9-3 STCC takes P2, 0.177s off championship leader Thed Björk. Janne “Flash” Nilsson unfortunately went off on his first run on cold tyres. Roger wound up 15th. Richard brings home Team Tidö’s best-ever STCC qualifying result by grabbing second place on the grid for tomorrow’s Race 2 at Solvalla. Richard,
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