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Saab 97 Sonett III
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Technical Specifications

Saab 97 (Sonett III).


Sports Coupe, two doors, two seats, 800.6kg/1,765 lbs.

Engine Vee configuration Four-cylinder longitudinally mounted, 90x58.86mm, 1498cc, compr: 9.0:1, 68hp @ 4,700 rpm, 11.7 mkp@ 2,500 rpm
Engine Structure Overhead valves, four cylinder, pushrod, central camshaft, gear camshaft drive, aluminium cylinder head, cast iron block, 3-bearing crankshaft, FoMoCo, water cooled.
Transmission Front-wheel drive, four-speed gearbox, spiral bevel final drive, 4.76:1,
Chassis Semi-monocoque welded steel and fibreglass body, independent unequal length arms, coil springs, rear beam axle, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, Front disc brakes, rear brake drums, twin circuit braking, rack and pinion steering, 60 litre fuel tank, 155SR15 tyres, 4.5" rim.

Wheelbase 212.3cm/83.6"
Front Track 123.4cm/48.6"
Rear Track 123.5cm/48.6"
Ground Clearance 15.2cm/6"
Turning Circle 9.39m/30.8'
Length 390cm/154"
Width 150cm/59"
Height 119cm/47"

Performance Max Speed 103 mph/165 kph
18.1 mph/29 kph @ 1,000 rpm
Acceleration 0-60 mph 14.4 secs
Standing Mile 18.2 secs
Average Fuel Consumption 26.4mpg (Brooklands Books)

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