Saab 96 V4 group 2 (1966)
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1966: Saab 96 V4
1971: Saab 96 V4 1.8
1973: Saab 99 EMS
1978: Saab 99 Turbo

Ford Cologne V6 engine was cut off 2 cylinders and became Ford Taunus engine

Specifications

547,221 units built
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Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 5125 and A5203
Years active 1966-1977 Homologation start: 1/11/1966 and 1/2/1984
Homologation end: 1/1/1982 and 1/1/1987
Engine
Type Ford Taunus 1.5, V4 cyl (60o), 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinal
Capacity 1498 cc WRC: 1498 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 90.0 x 58.86
Compression ratio 8.6-9.4:1
Output power - torgue 65 HP @ 4700 rpm
90-130 HP
11.7 kgm @ 2500 rpm
Main bearings 3 of 57mm diameter, 54mm big end journals diameter connecting rod distance center to center 130.5mm, and 20.65mm thickness, aluminium piston with 45.5mm Compression Height, 24mm Pin diameter
Materials block: cast iron with 205.33mm deck height and 120,9mm bore center cylinderhead: 2 x cast iron reverse flow heads with Siamese-port
Cams/valves in V center side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), gear driven 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total, 37.5 mm inlet valve diameter, 32 mm exhaust valve diameter
Aspiration natural with carburetor:
Solex 32PDSIT7 or Autolite C8GH-9510-G,
1971: Autolite 71TW-9510 or Autolite 72 TF-9510,
1975: Motorcraft 75 TF,
1976: Ford 77 TF,
1977: Solex 32TDID,
1 x Weber 34 ICH (single) or 1 x Weber 28/36 DCD (dual)
Ignition Firing order 1-3-2-4. Battery: 12V 35 Ah,
Spark plugs: Bosch, W200T30, Champion N9Y, Autolite AG22,
Distributor: Bosch, JFUR 4, 0231 146 084,
Ignition coil: Bosch, KW12V,
Alternator: Bosch, K1/14V35A20, 35 amp.,
Starter motor, Bosch, G7 12V1.0 PS, 0001 311024
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 255 mm diameter-6 blades fan and thermostat 7.5 lt water capacity
Lubrication system wet sump, 3.3 lt oil capacity
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 4 speed manual gearbox, gear lever on steering column
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.48/1 (35/27 x 31/21 x 40/22)
2nd: 2.09/1 (31/37 x 27/40 x 40/22)
3rd: 1.30/1 (35/27)
4th: 0.84/1 (31/37)
R: 3.18/1 (35/25 x 40/22)
1st: 3.14/1 (35/27 x 31/21 x 41/25)
2nd: 1.86/1 (34/37 x 30/41 x 41/25)
3rd: 1.30/1 (35/27)
4th: 0.92/1 (34/37)
R: 2.87/1 (35/20 x 41/25)
1st: 2.64/1 (31/26 x 33/21 x 38/27)
2nd: 1.60/1 (34/37 x 30/38 x 38/27)
3rd: 1.19/1 (31/26)
4th: 0.92/1 (34/37)
R: 2.08/1 (31/21 x 38/27)
Diffrential ratio 5.14/1 (36/7), 4.88/1 (39/8), 5.71/1 (40/7), 5.43/1 (38/7),
group 2: 6.00/1 (36/6), 5.83/1 (35/6)
(group 2: Borg Warner spin resistance) front differential
Clutch dry single disc clutch, 190 or 202 mm diameter. Overrunning clutch is used: Freewheel
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 4 door salon steel bodyshell with steel front and rear bumbers
Front suspension double wishbones with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arms in U shape rigid rear axle, with coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Steering system rack and pinion (no servo), 15.5/1 or 14/1 ratio 2.25 turns lock to lock
Brakes front solid disks 267mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 50.8mm diameter, rear drums 203mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 15.9 or 19.05mm diameter dual circuit with ATE T51 or Autolite-Lokheed Type 38 vacuum servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.170 m (164.2") width: 1.580 m (62.2") height: 1.470 m (57.9")
wheelbase: 2498 mm (98.35") front track: 1220 mm (48.03"),
1270 mm (50") with 4.5" rims
rear track: 1220 mm (48.03"),
1270 mm (50") with 4.5" rims
Rims - tires 4" or 4.5" x 15"
Weight 800 kg
Fuel tank 40-70 lt

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Saab Scania

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
S.R KEN A GRE RAC
entry list
Håkan Lindberg
Arne Hertz
works brakes engine 8th 2nd gear box
Stig Blomqvist
Bo Reinicke
works 2nd diffe rential
Carl Orrenius
Lars Persson - Arne Hertz
works engine dnf diffe rential
Anders Sigurdson
Bruno Belrglund/ Ingvar Ström
dnf dnf
John Unnerud
Ole Marius Stamnes
dnf
Jack Weseth
Arne Dahl
dnf
Tzen
Mouzourakis
dnf
Leif Vold-Johansen
Knut Steen
dnf
Gunde Carlsson
Håkan Nilsson
20th
Gunde Eriksson
Christer Lundell
23rd
Klas Andersson
Håkan Junfors
30th
Per Eklund
Birger Pettersson
engine
Tom Trana
Sölve Andreasson
engine 4th acci dent
Lasse Jönsson
Alf Qvist
dnf
Christer Eklund
Bosse Andersson
dnf
Finn Sohlberg
Christer Carlsson
dnf
Stig Larsson
Knut Höglund
dnf
Olle Dahl
Lars-Erik Haag/ Jan-Olof Bohlin
dnf dnf
Kenneth Lundgren
Jan-C Modenius
dnf
Lennart Holmberg
Nisse Edqvist
dnf
Bengt Söderström
Olle Tellander
dnf
Rolf Carlsson
Björn Moraeus
dnf
Bernt Carlsson
Rolf Eriksson
dnf
Nils Holgersson
Bo Söderlind
dnf
Sven-E Bergqvist
Boy Jenssen
dnf
Kenneth Bockh
Jonny Persson
dnf
Janne Andersson
Stig Högsδter
dnf
Hans Widen
Rolf Lind
dnf
Carl Grevesmuhl
Sivva Lindholm
dnf
Torgny Nyström
Lars-O Carlsson
dnf
Jan Pettersson
Eric Pettersson
dnf
Alrik Stenström
Rune Larsson
dnf
Kent Jansson
Hans Magnet
dnf
Davinder Singh
S. Dhanji
13th
Stan Crews
Suzanne Crews
13th
Lasse Jönsson
Alf Quist
9th
Jack Tordoff
Brian Marchant
13th
Joan Pink
Ann Hope
?
Michael Telford
John Taylor
?
Alastair Robertson
David Chisholm
?
Total points
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30 9 10 9 2
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 51/10 6/0 29/4 2/2 1/1 2/1 1/1 10/1

Drawings

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Engine

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