Drive It! took a real rarity onto the race track: a front-wheel-drive Saab 900 turbo boasting 300 horsepower with a peak torque of 500 Nm. This Saab is a real competition car. Trimmed down to a weight of around one ton it can feel at home on any circuit. Amateur racing driver Nico Gasparatos shows what the Saab can do.
Compare it! Alfa Romeo Spider vs. BMW Z4 | drive it
These are two of the most extravagant 2-seater sports cars around. Elegant
and exceptional in design. We're talking about the Alfa Romeo Spider and
the BMW Z4. Both have an ice-cold air about them. Speed should be the
deciding factor, but which top opens quicker and which car has more storage
space? Drive It! puts both cars through their paces.
Vintage - The Alfa Romeo Montreal | drive it
1966 marked the dawn of the story of the unique Alfa Montreal.Its makers
demanded only one thing of the 200 horsepower 8-cylinder beast:
to showcase what Alfa was capable of. Its racing chassis was borrowed from
the 33 and first had to be tamed for regular roads. Ulrich Pfeiffer has
been living the Alfa Montreal dream since 1972. He is one of just 187
registered owners of the cult car.
Yes, You Can Build a Sick Vintage Rally Car - AFTER/DRIVE
Ever wanted to go back in time, when screaming two-stroke Saabs were the
kings of rally? Find out how you can, with Bruce Turk, Saab jedi-master and
vintage rally dude.
On the car's specs Bruce adds: "It now has a 850cc three cylinder two
stroke motor that started life as a 750cc but the block was bored out to
850cc. It has Monte Carlo 850 pistons, a GT 750 crank shaft, a dual Solex
"Super kit Carb, lightened flywheel, heavy duty clutch (extra springs
added) fully ported intake and Exhaust
ports to rally spec II specifications and a Spec II rally 4 speed Saab gear
box which is very rare I might add... Oh, estimated HP is 60 BHP"
If money were no object, what vintage car (of any era) would you most want
to race/rally? Tell us below or follow the thread on Facebook:
Saab 2-stroke barn find
This car had been stored in a barn for nearly 30 years when I found it, and
with good help from my son and a friend organized a rescue operation in the
August 2012. Here is what happened that sunny day south-east in Norway.
SAAB 900 Rust Repair (ugly but effective)
This was a successful repair, with a whole race of abuse and a crash on it,
it's still in the same condition as when it left the garage. Hopefully my
schmuckness will be inspiration for you to go and fix up your SAAB, even if
you aren't a great welder. The rust kit worked well and installed with
little modification. This is a big load off my mind, the nightmares of the
wheel crumbling off have finally stopped.
Saab 900 turbo on the Stelvio Pass
On August 15th 2010, we drove a MY84 Saab 900 T16 and a MY88 Saab 900 Aero
up and over the Stelvio Pass; also formally known as the 'best driving road
in the world' (Jeremy Clarkson - Top Gear). Besides the fact that we had to
cope with rain, hail and the occasional campervan, it was a delight and the
best day ever spent in an old Saab.
Tribute to Saab
When i realised that Saab had closed i got very sad and i done that video
for one of the best car manufacturers in the world thanks Saab and thanks
Top Gear for all that images