Saab 99 Technical Specifications

Saloon, two doors, five seats, 955kg/2,105.4 lbs.

Four-cylinder longitudinally mounted, 83.5x78mm, 1,709, compr: 9.0:1, 80hp @ 5,200 rpm, 131.42Nm @ 3,000 rpm

Engine Structure:
Overhead valves, two valves per cylinder, ohc valve gear, overhead camshaft, chain camshaft drive, two-stroke, aluminium cylinder head, cast iron block, 5-bearing crankshaft, Stromberg CD type 175 carburettor, water cooling with thermostat controlled fan.

Front-wheel drive, four-speed gearbox, spiral bevel final drive, 4.22:1, automatic option (1970)

Unitary steel body/ chassis with tubuar reinforcement to pillars, independent front suspension, coil springs and wishbones, rear tubular dead beam axle located by twin longitudinal arms and panhard rod, coil rear springs, telescopic shock absorbers, ATE Disc brakes, twin diagonal circuit braking, rack and pinion steering, 46.8 litre fuel tank, 155×15 tyres, 4.5″ rim.

Wheelbase 247.65cm/97.5″
Front Track 139.7cm/55″
Rear Track 140.35cm/55.25″
Ground Clearance 16.5cm/6.5″
Turning Circle (L) 9.6m/31.5′, (R) 9.45m/31′
Length 434.4cm/171″
Width 167.5cm/66″
Height 142.9cm/56.25″

Max Speed 90 mph/145 kph
17.7 mph/28.4 kph @ 1,000 rpm
Acceleration 0-60 mph 15.2 secs
Standing Mile 20.2 secs
Average Fuel Consumption 26.6mpg (test)


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