This Car, an original Example, 1st registered in 1972 has an MSA Competition
Log -Book and is fully Rally Prepared.
Built to an Extremely High Standard, these cars are perhaps the "Dark Horses” of Historic Rallying and extreemly Capable in Snow!
These cars were produced from 1967 to 1980 but Availability in the UK stopped in 1976. The Saab 96 is fitted with the 1498cc German Ford V4 Engine and running on Webber Carburition.
The Modifications for 96 Saabs are well documented. This Car has been meticulously Built to include all Works Features that make the Cars so very Competitive in the right hands.
This Particular Saab96 has a fast Road Engine featuring Sports Crankshaft from Vulcan Engineering, long throw Crankshaft with 91 mm Pistons raises Engine Capacity to 1740cc as per the Works Cars!
Twin 45 DCOE Carburettors
with genuine Works Saab Cross Over Inlet Manifolds, combined
with Competition Valve Guides and Springs - are Part of what makes this car so Special. This Front -Wheel- Drive Car is producing in Excess of 130bhp.
Also fitted is a Competition Oil Pump, Competition Gearbox built by the Ex-Technical Director of Saab UK ,Chris Partington.
A Gripper Limited Slip Dif. Competition Clutch complete a Full Works Spec Drive Train.
Heavy Duty Gearbox Mounts,
Works Sump Guard fully fabricated ,
Works Spec Exhaustsystem are testament to the Serious intent of this Wonderful Car.
Forest springs with AVO shock absorbers all round.
Suspension poly bushed.
Front wishbones plated.
Front spring supports strengthened.
Rear trailing arm strengthened.
Four Saab soccer ball wheels.
6 Vredestein Snow+ 155SR 15 82Q M&S 2 studded with 4mm studs.
The Body Work is Perfect,
Fabricated interior Bulk -Head,
New Laminated Windscreen.
Cibbie Lights wired with Independent Spot & Fog.
Rally Trip Meter is Aifab / Calibrated for Wheels and Tyres.
The Interior is Built for Competition,
Competition Seats with Harnesses and multiple Ancillary Gauges.
This is a Rally car ! Ideally Suited to Pan European Regularity Rallying ,Stage Rallying or/and able to Excel on Winter Rallies.
The Car is presently undergoing full Rally Preperation to include Extensive re-Wiring in our Suffolk Workshops in readiness for any New Challenge!
Huge Fun, fantastic Handling combined with all the Super Rare Works features so very expensive and difficult to replicate.
Fantastic Value,supported with a full detailed History File .The Car can be supplied with Current FIA Papers if required.
These Cars are becoming ever rarer and as such represent a great Investment but also a Passport to endless Fun!
As usual this Saab96 will be supplied with 12 months MOT and freshly set up on the Rolling Road.
We welcome viewings at our premises here in Suffolk at anytime via an appointment so please don't hesitate to contact us. Overseas visitors are most welcome and can be collected from all London airports with accommodation arranged. Should a classic or competition car be available for part exchange, we would also have no hesitation in sharing details.
Shipping and Delivery
Worldwide delivery of the car can be facilitated with ease. If in mainland Europe, Phil as always will be delighted to deliver the car personally via covered trailer. Beyond Europe International shipping is easily arranged too.