Produced from 1960 to 1980, the Saab 96 is a vehicle known for having achieved good success in the world of rallying. In fact, between 1960 and 1966 this car reached the podium in 42 races, 13 of which with the driver Erik Carlsson on board. The aesthetics of the 96 remain similar to that of its predecessor, the 93, and is characterized by the C-pillar’s typical “Saab Hockey Stick“. While the dimensions are 4,02 x 1,57 meters, the weight is less than 900 kilograms. The car proves to be very safe thanks to a solid structure and the presence of specific programmed deformation zones. For the first few years, the 96 was equipped with a 38HP three-cylinder two-stroke engine. Later this engine was modified to develop special versions: the 57HP “GranTurismo” produced from ’61 to ’62 and the 52HP “Sport” which, produced starting from ’62, in ’66 changed its name to “Montecarlo”. In 1967, coinciding with the withdrawal of the original Saab 96 from the world of racing, the “V4” (pictured) was presented, featuring a 65HP Ford four-stroke engine. This 96 four-stroke also achieved some success on the track.
🏎️ Saab 96
📍 Sweden
🛠️ Two-stroke 3-cylinder 841cc 81NM 38HP
🔝 127km/h
💶 No longer on sale
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