Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 10:11:21 +0300 From: "Pekka Valtanen" <pekka._nospam_valtanennopsam.suomi.net> Subject: Re: UPDATE: 900 Turbo 16S(?) 2 door convertible. What is the S?
"Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> kirjoitti viestiss” news:B9994A31.2B22%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk... > in article bLRb9.187528$Aw4.7925690nopsam.nnrp.aus1.giganews.com, Brett at > bcsalnopsamrose.com wrote on 30/08/2002 22:48: > > > Yep we do have aero in the UK. > > > > Not sure with the 900 but with the 9000 the aero is pretty much fully loaded > > but with the increase in bhp. > > 9000 CS 2.3T = 200 bhp wheras the aero is 225 bhp as standard. > > Yes ... we do have the Aero in the UK ... I agree ... but > > My Turbo S has the full Aero body kit, three spoke asymmetrical 3 spoke Aero > wheels, leather seats, walnut trim, twin pipe exhaust lower suspension and a > so-called sports clutch. My Turbo S is an 8 valve B201 engine made in 1989. > It is *not* an Aero. It is a 155 BHP standard intercooled turbo 8V. [Once I > get this vibration at 50 MPH sorted out, it's going down to Trent Saab ... > Yum] > > I understand that this model was only made for one year only (in the > 1988/1989 UK "F" and "G" registrations). The "S" refers to a "Sports" model, > with cosmetic enhancements to the basic model only. The modern UK Saabs use > "S" and "SE" to denote the trim - the letters do *not* refer to engine > specifications. > > Paul At Sweden and Finland: 1988 was the last year with 8 valve turbo. Those cars are like Aero except engine which one have 155 BHP and 8 valves. Called also as "fake" -Aero. 1990 - 93 900S meaned 16 valve engine, low pressure turbo (0,4 bar) and 145 PHB. Engines had no intercooler or APC. Pekka Valtanen