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.
ASFALT - Motormagasin, avsnitt 10. Svenkstoppen
Vi lyfter den eviga frågan: SAAB eller Volvo?
På papperet är de ganska lika, 850 T5-R och 9000 Aero. Framhjulsdrivna
familjekärror med både fart och finess. I en direkt jämförelse
framträder markanta skillnader i upplevelsen. Vilken väljer du och
Saab 900 Talladega Challenge 1996
In October of 1996, Saab Automobile brought over 6 randomly selected
standard production 1997MY Saab 900 models to the Talladega International
Speedway to test their endurance on the track over the course of a 8 days.
The 6 Saab 900 vehicles included naturally aspirated, turbo'd and V6 equipped vehicles. Journalists from
all over the world were invited to participate including notables such as
legendary SAAB rally personality, Simo Lamipinen of Finland and of course
This event was titled the "Talladega Challenge" and was the 10-year
anniversary of the first time Saab came to Talladega Speedway back in
October of 1986 with a series of standard production 9000s known as the
Here is the detailed video that captures this event. Enjoy!