I DID NOT SHOOT THIS FOOTAGE, I just put it up here for all to see.
Actually it's "Sasse" from Nordic Tuning that shot it.
Sadly JK is in the process of selling all parts from this awesome SAAB and is taking some time off from racing =(
All info can be found om his website (in swedish):
Wheeler Dealers SAAB 900 Turbo Del 1
Den professionella bilhandlaren Mike Brewer har en budget på ett par tusen
pund och hans uppgift är att hitta en begagnad bil med lite skavanker på.
Som sedan hans topp mekaniker Ed China fixar till topp skick, och sedan
säljs bilen med förhoppningen att tjäna lite pengar på jobbet. I detta
avsnittet renoverar de en SAAB 900 turbo.
~ 700hp Turbo Saab, 312kmh (194mph)
Extreme turbo Saab + 300 kmh
Many viewers have misunderstood this video, so I explain it a little:
-Speed at finish line (1mile/1609m) is measured. Time is not measured.
-First Saab does 1st and 2nd gear with ~half throttle. Second Saab has
limited Boost for 1st and 2nd gear.
- three extra seconds between 0-100kmh typically means ~30meters wasted.
But three extra seconds used in speeds close to 300kmh, means almost
Here is equally powerful RWD cars (if not even more HP's) These RWD's are a
lot faster between 0-150kmh, but
these Saabs are faster from
150kmh-300kmh. You get the point when you compare speeds at finish line.
-A Saab 9-5 driver pushes a little too much throttle @3rd gear and looses
traction. He lifts a throttle and pushes it back, but too much again and
then he gears up 4th, a bit earlier than planned. (optimal is@205kmh).
Earlier that summer I broke one gearbox when pushing too hard on 3rd gear.
With new gearbox and at later event, I drove very gently on first three
gears to avoid breaking it again. I pushed WOT for the first time on 4th
gear @ 190kmh. You can hear it clearly on following video. Engine tone
changes totally around 200kmh. Incar video is from 299kmh pull (at 1 mile
race) Something happened to camera during the run. So I didn't get any
incar video from a 305kmh pull. To see that run from the start line, please
see my other videos.
Here is incar video until camera dies. Start is @1min.
Insane Saab 900 on track
Built by Nordic Tuning, driven by Tobias Friedman.
Pulls about 570hp on front wheels with ethanol.
SAAB 900 16v Turbo Airflow 1990
A short video of me driving my old car, now sold.
It was a lot done to it, about 250 bhp.
Full saab orginal airflow-kit, 17" ACE SPA rims, 3" home-built twinpipe Exhaust
Contact me if u wonder anything about it :)
2.3 head, 2.1 inlet manifold, 86-88 turbo cams, 3" full flow Exhaust system from turbo and back without cat, open air filter,
2.5" Intercooler pipes,
speedparts tuning chip, no APC Boost
controlled manually. About 1.1 bar Boost.