Aero vs 335i
This is some cruising on autobahn, A7, Filmed from a SAAB 9-3 Sportsedan
Aero, 2,8l V6 turbo with 280hp and 350Nm
of torque. Duelling the stronger BMW 335i coupe with a inline 6 3.0l twin
turbo with 306hp and 400Nm of torque.
Even though the BMW is much stronger the SAAB has no problem keeping up
with the more expensive BMW.
~ 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.
Saab 93 Turbo X quick drive
I fall in love with this car everytime I drive it. For people who hate
Saab, drive one. I'm sure you'll change your mind.
2002 Saab 9-3 SE Hatchback Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2002 Saab 9-3 SE
Hatchback. 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.
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.
Review: 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X
More on the Saab 9-3: http://www.autobytel.com/saab/?id=32973
For 2008, Saab 9-3 benefits from more powerful engines and a radical new
front and rear-end redesign. The cabin is largely unchanged. Saab claims
that, in addition to the new look, front, side and rear, it has made some
2157 changes to the details of the 9-3.
Check out more on http://www.myride.com/?id=31123
Review: 2007 Saab 9-3 Aero
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos.
This safe, comfortable, fun-to-drive, and useful automobile is definitely
worth a test-drive, but this Saab is still lacking the refinement of its
Saab Sonett is a Two-Stroke Heirloom
Few Americans think twice nowadays about buying a foreign-branded car,
whether from Europe or Asia. Toyota is the biggest selling marque in the
world and Volvo long ago captured the hearts of safety-conscious soccer
moms. In the 1960s, however, Japan was an anthill on the automotive
landscape and a car-buyer in America needed either a few extra dollars or a
touch of eccentricity to cruise around town in a European car -- unless,
that is, they happened to be the Roberts family of northern Florida, USA.
Mr. Glenn Roberts was born to Australian parents who spent their youth
driving an eclectic mix of cars around Sydney and Hong Kong and who thus
saw no reason to change their habits when they settled in Florida in the
1950s. In 1967, they special-ordered a silver Saab Sonett II from a Florida
dealer and, as a result, Glenn spent his childhood riding to school not in
Detroit's muscle cars of the 1960s and '70s but in a 1500-pound Swedish
sports car with a 70 horsepower, two-stroke
The Sonett has followed Glenn through life. In 1980, when he was eighteen
years old, Glenn bought the car from his parents for $300 and, with the
help of his father, gave the car enough energy to carry Glenn through
college and into adulthood. In 2004, Glenn rewarded the car for its loyalty
with a full restoration, after which he gave it back to his parents to
enjoy when he moved to Australia for work. Now back in Glenn's California
garage, the Sonnet gets plenty of time along the coast and through the
Even on today's American streets—filled with cars of all shapes, sizes,
and nationalities—Glenn's Sonnet still draws plenty of puzzled looks,
which suits Glenn just fine.
"It's part of my passion," says Glenn. "I look for the odd stuff."