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
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.
drive, four-speed gearbox, spiral bevel final drive, 4.22:1, automatic
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, 155x15 tyres, 4.5" rim.
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'
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)
Saab - A half century of achievement by Eric Dymock, ISBN 0 85429