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Saab 9000 - Saab Scania
Saab 9000 1984, Version: Deutsch





Cheapest performance car for under $5K - Saab 9000 track proven
Why a Saab 9000? I started this project when a 19 years old mate of mine asked what beater to buy for under AUD$5K so that he can practice track driving later. Since $5K is the total budget, there are only limited choices available to a provisional licence driver in Australia. Since not many people understand about Saab 9000 Aero therefore I decided to make a demo. Saab had well over engineered this car at the time with its engine capable to handle 500hp without touching internal parts. Standard goodies include large Intercooler, BOV & oil cooler. Here is the spec & cost summary: Saab 9000 Aero, 225hp turbo FWD, 5speed $3000 Bridgestone used RE002 tyres on stock 16" wheels $300 Koni adjustable shocks and unknown springs used $450 Stage 1 ECU $150 High flow cat installed $450 Yellowstuff brakepads $200 Oil change, hoses and labour $450 Total $5,000 Driven 45+ fun laps and the Saab 9000 is still fine, no mechanical issue whatsoever. No LSD or seat support is a pain though, gave my arms and abs a good workout. This car is quirky and need to source parts from UK, at least it shows you can still have fun with a relatively low budget. Thank you to JDM Yard for organising this great event @ Wakefield Park Also thank you to Proworks Automotive for helping me out with this build Other cars attended the day included Honda Civic, Integra, S2000, Nissan S13 , S14 & S15, Mitsubishi Evo 6 & 7 and Mazda MX5





New SAAB 9000
Promotional video from 1994.





SAAB 9000 Griffin - limited SAAB 9000 griffin edition
SAAB 9000 Griffin presentation from the USA. The limited SAAB Griffin edition.





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1994 Saab 9000 CD 2.3T: 10.583 @ 127.000
John Andersson, Turbos: Holset HX40 Tires: MT ET DRAG 26x10 15


1985 Saab 9000 Turbo: 11.590 @ 129.000
Mats Gustafsson, Engine: 2.0, Turbos: Schwitser S200 Tires: MT ET Street 26x10,5-15


1987 Saab 9000 turbo: 12.100 @ 115.080
Jón Gunnar Kristinsson, Engine: B202L, Turbos: Garrett T3/T4 E50, .63 stage 3 ex. Tires: ET drag 26*8,5/15


1987 Saab 9000 Turbo: 13.370 @ 106.960
Andrey Sokolov, Engine: Stock 2ltr, Turbos: STOCK T3 Tires: Stock


1996 Saab 9000 Aero: 13.520 @ 105.000
Ronny Olofsson, Engine: B234 (Stock), Turbos: TD04 -15t #6 (stock) Tires: Kuhmo V700 soft


1997 Saab 9000 Aero: 13.817 @ 106.430
Trevor Lambert, Engine: B234 (stock), Turbos: Mitsu TD04 (stock) Tires: BFG T/A Drag Radial


1993 Saab 9000 2,3T: 13.930 @ 108.000
Andreas Plars, Engine: B234L, Supercharger: -- Turbos: Singel TD04 hl 15t (9000 AERO) Tires: Dunloop SP sport 9000.


1995 Saab 9000 Aero: 14.810 @ 98.710
john k, Engine: 2.3 turbo, Supercharger: - Turbos: stock td04 Tires: 205-55-ZR16 yokohama avs


 


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