BPU Supra vs APU Saab
My TTC Eurospec Supra vs the Fastest Saab in the world?? It is a 2L Saab
engine with 4wd (Quattro) drivetrain, really impressive build. He later ran
a 9.8 second run that day. My 11.61 s time is the current Swedish (European
?) Record for stock twin (BPU) Supras. This run was done with 98 octane
swedish pump fuel and no launchcontroller
AC Mile 2008
0-1609m run in Kiltsi airfield, Haapsalu, Estonia. Thanks to saabnet.ee
Saab 9-3 Viggen
1999 SAAB 9-3 Viggen (2.3 ltr turbo)
with 3" JT cat-back Exhaust and
Saabflight ECU. Power gains achieved without increasing base-Boost above standard.
These third and fourth gear pullaways were recorded on a private facility
(the limited length of which constrained the speeds reached)
0.38 'g' achieved in third gear.
NB. UK spec vehicle so speedometer reads in miles per hour.
~ 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.
This Saab 900 Was Built to Last
On a brisk Utah morning, at the base of a ski resort, we spent some time
with a Saab 900 SPG. Owner, Jordan Melville, dives into his love for Saab,
detailing how he brought this 900 back from the brink of the wrecking yard
to experience the car as if it were brand new.While modern day Saab
struggles to keep their cars on the road, Jordan's 900 SPG keeps the flame
Meet America's Most Obsessed Saab Collector - JALOPNIK on /DRIVE
Bruce Turk turned a childhood love for the Saab Sonett into a 25-year
obsession and a collection of Saab cars, parts and memorabilia you must see
More on Bruce Turk's vintage rally Saab here:
Yes, You Can Build a Sick Vintage Rally Car - AFTER/DRIVE
More /DRIVE at:
2011 Saab 9-5 Aero Turbo6 XWD Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Saab 9-5 Aero.
Released as a late 2010 model, the 2011 now boasts a panoramic glass roof
along with the great redesign. Overall makes the car have a much more
stately appearance and further set it in a more sport/luxury sedan class.
I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this
car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique
styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details
of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
Saab 93 EGR Valve cleaning 9-3 2.2 TiD 2003
5 minutes DIY to clean a stuck EGR valve on a Saab 9-3 diesel 2.2 2003,
without remove it. The car was almost dead and had shacky start. Diagnostic
came up with EGR CODES P0400, etc. Amazingly the car regained power and
normal idling back by cleaning and freeing the carbon chocked spring, hook
and the piston shaft with WD40 & Carb cleaner from outside of EGR. For long
lasting repair of course you would need to take the valve out and clean
properly from inside with some sort of cleaner,brush, etc.