Tag Archives: Saab 93F

Dick Catron in the white coveralls
SAAB Motorsport

Saab at Bonneville

In a 1996 edition of NINES magazine, Tim Winker wrote about Dick Catron's efforts at setting Land Speed Records at the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2-stroke Saabs. In 1963 he drove a 1962 Saab 96 with an engine built by...


Beautiful Retro Saab 93 GT Poster

One user of ETSI is selling a very interesting a vintage advertising poster for the 'Giant's Despair' Road Race. The Giant's Despair hill climb event was started in the 1950's and was described at the time as "the most severe...

Saab 8000 Concept
SAAB Concepts

Saab 8000 (Saab 960)

This is another interesting concept from Jack Ashcraft sketch book, whom we have already mentioned in post Saab 99 Truck. After a career in the USAF, Jack Ashcraft owned a Saab-Fiat-Citroën dealer and also raced Saabs and Fiats in hillclimbs and autocrosses in...


“Black SAABath” dragster

Tom Donney Motors  prepping this “Black SAABath” dragster for races. This is 1960 Saab 93F with Chevy Small Block V8 421 engine.  Stroked engine 421 CID, 4 Barrell Holly, Power Gluide with transbrake and front brake line locks. 1/8th mile on Maiden pass 96mph...