SAAB “Blue Spirit” Gullwing

Saab Blue Spirit was a experiment from 1984 based on a silver Saab 99 EMS 1976 and rebuilt by Leif Mellberg in Nyköping led by Saab’s project manager Bertil Gustafsson.

Blue Spirit, particular attention for its Gullwing doors. The rebuild was documented by a company film.



Saab two-liter turbo engine from 1982, the 145-hp.

Transmission 5-speed


Rallycross rims in magnesium, 8.5 x 15 Pirelli 225/50 VR P7 tires.

Instrument panel from the Saab 900, 4 separate front seats (2 + 2) dressed in blue plush, 4-channel stereo component of Clarion with built in speakers, Dashboard from the Saab 900, the steering wheel from a 80 year model.


Hidden bumper. Taillights from 900 Sedan. Double rectangular Hella lights front, with powerflushing instead of wipers. Speed Control. Electric windows…

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