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Retro Review by MotorWeek: 1985 Saab 900 Turbo 16

Saab 900 Turbo

Everything is changing all the time. Everything may appear to be different, but ibut many underlying fundamentals are still the same.

That’s the feeling we’re left with after watching the Saab retro-review video, in which MotorWeek – television’s longest running automotive series, as if you didn’t already know – takes a look at the 1985 Saab 900 Turbo 16.

In the introduction to the show, the TV host says the following: “The Saab has only been making cars since 1949. and most of them have had a sturdy reputation. So a lot of people have thought of them as kind mundane and ugly ducklings that all changed in 1978. with introduction of the Saab 900 turbo… The 900 was an upgrade of the venerable four-cylinder 99 series laced with v8 like performance it was the first European turbocharged sedan to reach the US…


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