Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 21:53:06 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: V6 dropped


in article vka3877ev57a3dnopsam.supernews.com, davehinznopsamcop.net at davehinznopsamcop.net wrote on 21/08/2003 19:18: > Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> pressed random keys until the following > was produced: >> in article vk9t4npft7n50dnopsam.supernews.com, davehinznopsamcop.net at >> davehinznopsamcop.net wrote on 21/08/2003 17:34: > >>> I thought that was a bullnose 96, not a 93B? > >> According to the 'Cars of the Saab Museum' book, it was a 93 and "set a new >> world speed record for cars up to that cylinder capacity" (2x748cc) at the >> SÂten”s airfield, being clocked at 196 km/h. > > Fair enough. I know I've seen the car (and so have you...), but I didn't > recall the back end. I was looking in the engine compartment anyway ;) The odd thing was, this is one of the most interesting cars in the museum (IMO), but the car was pushed into a corner out of the way. It was kind of buried between a 60s garage scene with a Sonett at a filling station and the wall. Most people would walk straight past it, if they'd not known about it beforehand, and headed for the (rest of the) motorsport section. Paul

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