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04
May

Directors in old Saab’er

new-car3The Italian hills between Rome and Brescia in turn will provide backdrop to the tuk-tuk-tuk-sound of a Saab two-stroke engine. This happens when the directors of Saab and Spyker participates in each 1957 Saab 1993 in the historic Mille Miglia races.

Jan Åke Jonsson from Saab gets his 38-year-old son, Christian, who codriver while Victor Muller of Spyker Cars running with his 18-year-old son, Oliver, passenger seat. The two cars prepared for the race by the specialists at Saab Museum in Trollhattan.

Participation in the race is a celebration of the car’s victory in the original Mille Miglia in 1957. But also a sign that Saab will celebrate one of its most iconic models, here where you stand in front of a complete renewal of the model program for Spyker takeover of the factory. It is no secret that Saab should be left to build unique cars that do not resemble anything else, and here it is a perfect signal to drive two old 93′ere forth from the museum.

Looking forward to running two stroke
Saab 1993 has a three-cylinder two-stroke engine of 748 cm3. It provides only 45 hp, but with the car’s low weight of 810 kg, low wind resistance and good driving performance compared with modern competitors, it can easily run good times in spite of his age.

“Saab’s successes in the early years are a part of our history. We look forward to competing again with Saab 93rd .. although it will not be quite as fast as in the old days,” says Jan Åke Jonsson.

During the 2010 run 6th-8th May, 10th time, Victor Muller is with. “Saab 1993 is not comparable to other cars I have driven – but it can not surprise anyone, because it is a Saab. Jan Åke and I would enjoy the course and look forward to a friendly jousting mi team. It will be fun, but not quite as dramatic as rivals Eklund and Blomqvist, who drove Saab rally in the late 1970s, “he says.

Saab’s 1957 Mille Miglia success was followed by Erik ‘Mr Saab’ Carl’s victory in the 1000 Lakes Rally in Finland later that year. He won the Monte Carlo Rally several times and took three RAC Rally championships (contemporary World Series) in the early 1960s in the Saab.

Between 1955 and 1960 were built 52,731 paragraphs. 1993 Saab factory in Trollhättan, where Saab ever produced. It flyinspirerede design was continued in 1996 and 1995 station wagon that was in production right up to 1980.Car Buy Information

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