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Saab History

Classic: Saab 99

Saab's first 99 with a Swedish-built engine was successful, luxurious and quite sporty. True, it is increasingly difficult to find a affordable Saab 99 Turbo in decent condition. 1972 was fantastic for Saab. Already the year before, specifications and appearance...

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Saab History

Per Gillbrand – A real Turbo Man

This week we remember Per Sune Evaldsson Gillbrand, called Turbopelle or Mr Turbo. Per was successful in controlling the boost pressure, which made Saab the first car manufacturer to offer turbocharged engines in passenger cars on a large scale. Per...

Saab 900 turbo commertial
SAAB Advertising

Saab 900 Turbo Commercial 1989

This is classic Saab 900 Turbo Commercial from 1989 created for the Australian market. As a non-domestic car, Saab there advertise as "a leader in safety, luxury and performance - first class European motoring ar an affordable price..." At that time, in Australia, its...

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Saab 96 V4 TURBO

Saab enthusiasts from Finland Toni Koskinen tried to make the old Saab’s V4 engine added Turbo Charger, and of course - he succeeded in his attempt. His Saab 96 Turbo project has its own web page, where you can get acquainted with the...

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SAAB Tuning

Saab 2-stroke 850cc engine with Turbo

Saab enthusiasts from Sweden tried to make the old Saab's  2-stroke 850cc engine added Turbo Charger. DalomRacing Crew Trying to add Turbo and K-Jetronic in a Saab 2 stroke 850cc engine from from 1966. The engine started and sounds great, but there is...


Saab 9-5 in “Turbo” TV Show

Definitely a great video, this is Special Report edition of "Turbo" TV Show, aired on the Discovery Channel. Basically, the theme of thhis Special Report is then a new model Saab 9-5, but in the background is the story about...

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The Turbocharger turns 110 years old!

The turbo-charger, which has dominated the development of the internal combustion engine for the last 30 years, turned 110 years old in this 2015. On 16 November 1905 Swiss engineer Dr. Alfred Büchi received patent No. 204630 from the Imperial...

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Per Gillbrand Turbo Show – Genius for engines

Per Gillbrand, a former automotive engineer who designed the first Saab turbocharged engines in the 1970s, markets and builds an extensive range of miniature engines, with the W16 and even the Rolls Royce Merlin among them. Most carmakers have tried...

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