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Per Gillbrand Turbo Show – Genius for engines

Per Gillbrand, a former automotive engineer who designed the first Saab turbocharged engines in the 1970s, markets and builds an extensive range of miniature engines, with the W16 and even the Rolls Royce Merlin among them. Most carmakers have tried turbocharging throughout the years to achieve more power from small engines. Many have had success.
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Back to the Future – SAAB EV- prototype

  Not many people realize that, in the year it was acquired by General Motors, Saab also built an Saab EV-1 experimental prototype. Far from the suppository-like GM EV-1, the Saab take is the sort of radically awkward design that could only come from a bunch of engineers playing at stylists — you know, the
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