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Technical Specifications

Saab Sonett II.


Sports Coupe, two doors, two seats, 660kg/1,455 lbs.

Engine Three-cylinder longitudinally mounted, 70x72.9mm, 841cc, compr: 9.0:1, 60hp @ 4,250 rpm, 9.6 mkp@ 4,000 rpm
Engine Structure Two-stroke, aluminium cylinder head, cast iron block, 4-bearing crankshaft, water cooled.
Transmission Front-wheel drive, four-speed gearbox, spiral bevel final drive, 4.67:1,
Chassis Semi-monocoque welded steel and fibreglass body, independent front suspension, coil springs, rear beam axle, coil springs, tubular hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, Front disc brakes, rear brake drums, twin circuit braking, rack and pinion steering, 59.8 litre fuel tank, 155SR15 tyres, 4" rim.

Wheelbase 216cm/85"
Front Track 122cm/48"
Rear Track 122cm/48"
Ground Clearance 13cm/5"
Turning Circle 9.9m/32.5'
Length 378.5cm/149"
Width 144.8cm/57"
Height 116.8cm/46"

Performance Max Speed 94 mph/150.9 kph
18.1 mph/29.1 kph @ 1,000 rpm
Acceleration 0-60 mph 12.3 secs
Standing Mile 18.6 secs
Average Fuel Consumption 16-29mpg (Brooklands Books)

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