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Electric SAAB 96-V

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This SAAB 96 is converted to an electric vehicle in 2009, and now has a new battery pack (LiFePo4) that allows greater autonomy.

This electric SAAB 96 coincidentally runs on 96 volts that are stored in 16 rechargeable flooded lead-acid deep-cycle 6-volt batteries.  They provide around 50 miles of range if driven carefully.

Owner have actually driven the car up to 95.8 miles on a single charge under ideal conditions on a track.  Driving style makes all the difference.  With electric cars you can experience a “range of ranges.”   This car now has over 10,000 oil-free miles and counting.  The batteries are fully recyclable and are expected to be useful for up to 3-4 years.

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Saab 96EV
Saab 96EV

The 100% electric SAAB 96 drops its lead-acid pack for a new lithium pack and enjoys trippple the range and way more performance:

Goran Aničić
the authorGoran Aničić
For over 10 years, Goran Aničić has been passionately focused on Saab automobiles and everything related to them. His initial encounter with Saab cars took place back in 2003 when the first Saab 9-3 and sedan version were introduced. At that moment, he was captivated by the car's Scandinavian design logic and top-notch engineering, and everything that followed stemmed from that first encounter. Later on, through his work at the editorial team of the Serbian automotive magazines "Autostart" and later "AutoBild," he had the opportunity to engage more closely with Saab vehicles. In 2008, he tested the latest Saab cars of that time, such as the Saab 9-3 TTiD Aero and Saab 9-3 Turbo X. In 2010, as the sole blogger from the region, he participated in the Saab 9-5ng presentation in Trollhättan, Sweden. Alongside journalists from around the world, he got a firsthand experience of the pinnacle of technological offerings from Saab at that time. Currently, Goran owns two Saabs: a 2008 Saab 9-3 Vector Sportcombi with a manual transmission, and a Saab 9-3 Aero Griffin Sport Sedan from the last generation, which rolled off the production line in Trollhättan in December 2011.

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