Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 21:59:46 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: V6 dropped

in article bi34ru$23e$, MH at wrote on 21/08/2003 19:54: >>>> did over 200 km/h on the test track. > >>> I thought that was a bullnose 96, not a 93B? > >> According to the 'Cars of the Saab Museum' book, >> ... >> clocked at 196 km/h. > > My book (From SAAB to Saab) confirms those other 'museum' book facts, but > mentions a top speed of 212 km/h. Maybe 196 looks better? > > The 93B body is made of aluminium and glassfiber, weighs only 660 kg and has > 138 hp. That is a better ratio than my Sonett III; 750 kg and 65 hp. Whoa! That's a "monster" :) No, really!!! I did read in another Saab history that this car was destined for the rally circuit, but was withdrawn (or not allowed) for being too powerful. Cool car though. Paul

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