1976 Saab Basic Specifications




                     1976 SAAB


                BASIC SPECIFICATIONS


 WEIGHTS AND DIMENSIONS                    99 GL, EMS


 Overall length                             175.0 in.
 Overall width                               66.5 in.
 Height (empty)                              56.5 in.
 Road Clearance                               6.75 in.
 Wheelbase                                   97.5 in.
*Track, front                                55.25 in. (All GL
*Track, rear                                 56.00 in. and EMS)
 Leg Room, front                             39.1 in.
 Leg Room, rear                              36.9 in.
 Head Room, front                            38.4 in.
 Head Room, rear                             37.7 in.
 Shoulder Room, front                        53.5 in.
 Shoulder Room, rear                         55.1 in.
 Hip Room, front                             51.8 in.
 Hip Room, rear                              51.4 in.
 Curb weight                            2560-2760 lbs.
 Trunk space (SAE)                           12.0 cu. ft.
 Total luggage volume                        23.3 cu. ft.
 Maximum Roof Load                           220 lbs.
 Mbximum Trailer Weight                     1100 lbs. (without brakes)
                                            2000 lbs. (with brakes)
 Gas Tank                                    14.5 Gallons


 *EMS Track Front                            55.25 in.
 *EMS Track Rear                             56.00 in.




 ENGINES                                   99 GL, EMS, WAGONBACK


 Cylinders                                    4 in line
 Displacement                               121.1 cu.in. (1985 cc)
 Bore                                         3.54 in.
 Stroke                                       3.07 in.
 Compression ratio                            8.7:1
 Net Horsepower (SAE)                       115 @ 5500 rpm*
 Net Torque (ftlbs)                        123 @ 3500 rpm*
 Camshaft                                  Overhead, 5 bearings
 Fuel System                                Bosch Continuous Fuel
                                              Injection

 *California  Configuration                  110 HP @ 5500 rpm
              Torque                         119 ft/lb @ 3500 rpm


TRANSMISSIONS                            99 (manual)                 99 (automatic)


Front wheel drive                            Yes                          Yes
Single dry plate clutch                      Yes
                                       (front mounted)
Primary gear ratio                          1.00:1                       .97:1
Number of forward gears                       4                            3

Gear Ratios:   1st                         13.4:1                        2.39:1
               2nd                          8.1:1                        1.45:1
               3rd                          5.4 
               4th                          3.9:1
               Reverse                     14.7:1                        2.09:1

Final Drive Ratio                           3.89:1                       3.89:1





BRAKES SUSPENSION, STEERING, WHEELS                                  All Models 99


Diagonally divided, two-circuit
   foot brake system
Vacuum power assist
Wheel brakes, front                                                      Discs
Wheel brakes, rear                                                       Discs
Handbrake                                                           on front wheels
                                                             (mechanically operated discs)
Rack and pinion steering gear
Power steering                                                       all automatic
Steering wheel turns, lock to lock                             4.1 (manual, 3.6 (auto/PS)
Turning circle diameter                                                 34 feet
Independent front wheel suspension
  Transverse arms with pivoted coil springs
  Rigid rear axle, tubular
Coil springs, front and rear
Rims                                                       5J x 15 in., all (EMS: cast alloy)
Tires                                                           165 SR-15 (Steel Belted)
                                                 (EMS:  175/70 HR-15)

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