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Technical Specifications

Saab 96.

Body Saloon, two doors, five seats, 813kg/1,792 lbs.
Engine Three-cylinder longitudinally mounted, 70x73mm, 841cc, compr: 7.3:1, 38hp @ 4,250 rpm, 79Nm @ 3,000 rpm
Engine Structure Two-stroke, aluminium cylinder head, cast iron block, 4-bearing crankshaft, downdraught Solex 4UAI or BI carburettor, fan, thermostat and pump.
Transmission Front-wheel drive, three-speed gearbox, hypoid bevel final drive, 5.43:1. Four-speed gearbox, Saxomat.
Chassis Internal steel body shell, independent front suspension, coil springs and wishbones with anti-roll bars, beam axle, coil rear springs, telescopic shock absorbers, hydraulic drum brakes, single circuit braking, rack and pinion steering, 39.78 litre fuel tank, 5.00/5.20x15 tyres, 4" rim.

Wheelbase 248.9cm/98"
Front Track 122cm/48"
Rear Track 122cm/48"
Ground Clearance 17.8cm/7"
Turning Circle (L) 10.29m/33.75', (R) 10.74m/35'25"
Length 402.6cm/158.5"
Width 157.5cm/62"
Height 147cm/58"

Performance Max Speed 75.3 mph/120.88 kph
Acceleration 0-60 mph 25.6 secs
Standing Mile 23.6 secs
Average Fuel Consumption 32.3mpg (test)

Source: Saab - A half century of achievement by Eric Dymock, ISBN 0 85429 981