SAAB AUTOMOBILE HISTORY
What can I say? I love SAAB and wanted to post a little history of the
Many thank to www.SAABHISTORY.com for most of the video that you see here.
Also, for the knowledge and insight into the many models that make up the
rich history of SAAB. If anyone has any interest in SAAB and its history,
please visit www.SAABHISTORY.com
The following models are in this video
1947 URSAAB (The prototype that started it all)
1948-56 SAAB 92
1956 - 59 SAAB 93
1959-78 SAAB 95 Station Wagon
1960 - 80 SAAB 96
1956 SAAB SONETT 1 (SONETT is a named derive from Swedsih meaning SO NICE)
1966 - 69 SAAB SONETT II
1970 - 74 SAAB SONETT III
1969 - 84 SAAB 99
1978 SAAB 99 turbo
1979 - 1993 SAAB 900
1984 - 1987 SAAB 90
1985 - 1998 SAAB 9000
1993 - 1998 SAAB 900NG
1999 - 2002 SAAB 9-3 (Viggen shown)
1999 - 2008 SAAB 9-5
2003 - Present SAAB 9-3SS
2005 - 2006 SAAB 9-2X
2005 - Present SAAB 9-7X
2008 SAAB 9-3 turbo-X XWD
FUTURE - SAAB AERO-X CONCEPT
MUSIC IS BY PINK FLOYD TITLED "SHINE ON YOU CRAZY DIAMOND" A LIVE TRIBUTE
TO SYD BARRETT
VIDEO IS MOSTLY FROM www.SAABHISTORY.COM Please visit SAABHISTORY.com
Still pictures from the internet with unknown owners.
Porsche 911 SC vs Porsche 968
My last run at Pouilly, with a "race" against a 968... Both cars are
strictly original ie the SC is 204 HP and the 968 has 240+. See how the
good old 911 does more than just keep up with its young sister...
Saab 9-3 Aero vs Volvo V70
Both cars are optimized, the Saab by Speedparts, 253hp/377nm, the Volvo by
BSR, 265hp/434 nm.
The Saab is an Aero -02 with 205HP originally.
The Volvo is a V70 2.4T with 193 HP originally
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~ 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.
Porsche 911 3.0 SC Targa 1981 Adrian Crawford drives this gorgeous Classic 911
Adrian Crawford is a Dealer in Porsche and here he drives a classic air
cooled, one owner Porsche 911 3.0 SC Targa.
He talks you through the car and has a walk around it and even shows you
how to get the Targa roof off! There are original items still in the car
that Adrian shows and talks about.
Adrian writes Porsche Buyers Guides
skyline vs. saab
detta är första racet som jag körde med bilen. efter denna race dagen
har de hänt lite.