Attention all classic car enthusiasts and Saab aficionados! As the clock ticks down on the auction for a truly remarkable 1986 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible 5-Speed, it’s your last chance to own a piece of automotive history. Thanks to Jake Tilton for reaching out to us at SaabPlanet.com, we’re thrilled to showcase this iconic Saab, which is currently bidding at $5,300 on the Bring a Trailer website.
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A Saab Story of Preservation and Passion
Imagine a car that’s been a hidden treasure for over two decades. This 1986 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible, one of the first 25 ever made, re-emerged after sitting in storage since 1998. With its odometer reading just 63k miles, this car is a rare find, especially considering its almost pristine interior. It’s not just a car; it’s a time capsule from the golden era of Saab.
A Labor of Love
The current owner has dedicated time and resources to bring this Saab back to life. The recommissioning work includes overhauling the fuel and braking systems, refinishing various exterior and interior components, and replacing the steering wheel, battery, wheels, tires, and certain sensors.
Classic Looks, Timeless Appeal
Dressed in Silver Metallic over Buffalo Gray leather upholstery, this convertible exudes elegance and style. Though it bears the marks of time – a testament to its authenticity – with a dent and chipped paint on the hood, chip on the windshield, and other minor blemishes, these imperfections only add to its character. The silver-finished 15″ alloy wheels complement its classic look.
A Drive into the Past with Modern Touches
Under the hood lies a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four engine, offering a respectable 160 horsepower and 188 lb-ft of torque. Despite its age, the car has seen significant upgrades like a rebuilt fuel injectors, new battery, fuel filter, and much more.
Rare, Collectible, and Ready to Drive
This 1986 model is one of an estimated 376 convertible variants produced that year. It’s a collector’s dream and a driving enthusiast’s delight. The car comes with a clean Massachusetts title, a Carfax report, and the assurance of no accidents or damage.
Your Chance to Own a Piece of Saab History
With just a few hours left in the auction, this is your opportunity to bid on this exceptional 1986 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible. Don’t miss out on the chance to drive away in a piece of Saab’s legacy. Head over to the Bring a Trailer website now and place your bid. This isn’t just a car; it’s a story waiting to continue with you.
Act Fast – Time Is Running Out!
Jake Tilton, the current owner of the 1986 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible, passionately stated, “If you’re interested in restoring or preserving my 62.5k mile, uncracked dash, first-year survivor 900 convertible, today’s your day to grab it. I’ll be sad to see it go, but happier to see it go to a real connoisseur of the brand. Currently at European Motor Services in Point Pleasant, PA, but happy to ship worldwide for the buyer if desired.” This heartfelt message highlights his dedication to finding a buyer who appreciates the unique value and heritage of this classic Saab.
Hurry to the auction site and be part of preserving this remarkable piece of automotive heritage. Your chance to own this exquisite 1986 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible is just a few clicks away!