This video is really old, we've got the girl racin! Here's footage from Road America http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI1LJSai9OA&list=UUZpF9USZIUq6FEAgyKe1iZQ&index=1
From www.thecarbeque.com We've worked out all the major problems with our $400 SAAB, installed a set of EBC race brakes, put on the race Exhaust and the next step will be all the safety equipment. We will be going to Alston Race Cars in Antioch to get the snow leopard (our internal codename for the carbeque) measured for the roll cage. They do amazing work. In the meantime we will begin to devise our cooker box that'll turn the 900 into a real Carbeque. Until then, enjoy!
Music provided by Uncle Zesty's Old Time Bootknockers. www.unclezesty.com
~ 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 300meters wasted.
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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urWWdomnncw
-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. http://youtu.be/M4NNX4Ygnwc
Wheeler Dealers SAAB 900 Turbo Del 5
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.
New SAAB 9000
Promotional video from 1994
"Top Gear S18E05 History of Saab"
Part of Saab history series
Nordic Viggen E85 Traction limited 450hp
Nordic tuned Saab Viggen E85 Traction limited 450hp (Open Diff) Downpipe dumped for playing. GenuineSaab.com
Update Fall -09 Runs 12.4 in the 1/4 on slicks with the smaller Gt2871 turbo and conservative street driving tune!
Saab 900 - Awesome commercial video
Spectacular commercial video from the '90s of the beautiful Saab 900. This video comes from a VHS distributed by Saab to press at the time. Sorry for bad quality, but I had to film it from the tv...