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

Specifications

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Homologation number: 1608
Homologation start: 1/1/1971

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 1608
Years active 1971-75 Homologation start: 1/1/1971
Engine
Type Ford Taunus 1.7, V4 cyl (60o), 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinal
Capacity 1698 cc WRC: 1698 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 90.0 x 66.8
Compression ratio 7.8-8.6:1, 9.0:1 for cast iron head, 10.8:1, 11.5:1 (180 HP)
Output power - torgue 150-180 HP @ 7000 rpm 215 Nm @ 5500 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 45mm Compression Height, 24mm Pin diameter
Materials block: cast iron with 205.33mm deck height and 120,9mm bore center cylinderhead: aluminium alloy or cast iron heads with Siamese-port
Cams/valves side camshaft with overhead valves (OHC) 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total, 37.5 mm inlet valve diameter, 32 mm exhaust valve diameter
Aspiration natural with 1 x Autolite 71TW-9510LA or Autolite 72 TF-9510 or Solex 32TDID (single), 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors
Ignition Firing order 1-3-2-4
Cooling system jacketed watercooled, 7.5 lt water capacity
Lubrication system wet sump, 3.3 lt oil capacity
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 4 speed manual gearbox
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 5.43/1 (38/7), 4.88/1 (39/8), 5.71/1 (40/7), 5.43/1 (38/7), 6.00/1 (36/6), 5.83/1 (35/6) Borg Warner limited slip front differential
Clutch dry single disc clutch, 190 or 202 mm diameter
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 gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension semi trailing arms with coil springs and telescopic gas shock absorbers
Steering system rack and pinion
Brakes front solid disks 267mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 50.8mm diameter, rear drums 203mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 15.9/19.05mm diameter dual circuit with Lokheed vacuum servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.200 m (165.3") width: 1.590 m (62.6") 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" x 15", 4.5" x 15"
Weight 880 kg
Fuel tank 40-70 lt

1971
1738, 91.0 x 66.8 mm
10.8:1
150 HP
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors

1972
1815, 93.0 x 66.8 mm
10.8:1
155 HP
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors

1973
1815cc, 93.0 x 66.8 mm
10.8:1-11.5:1
170 HP @ 7000 rpm
215 Nm @ 5500 rpm
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors


Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Saab Scania

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
S.R KEN MAR A GRE RAC
Entry list
Stig Blomqvist
Arne Hertz
works 1st 13th 1st
Carl Orrenius
Lars Persson
works 3rd
Per Eklund
Rolf Carlsson/ Sölve Andreasson
works conne cting rod 7th
Anders Sigurdson
Bruno Berglund
dnf
Andrej Vidic
Nevak
dnf
Tom Trana
Sölve Andreasson
10th
Alrik Stenström
Sture Boström
15th
Lasse Jönsson
Alf Qvist
? ?
Cronge Norstedt
Anders Norstedt
?
Olle Dahl
Lars-Erik Haag/ Jan-Olof Bohlin
? 16th
Ove Olsson
Staffan Eklund
?
Stig Larsson
Knut Höglund
?
Stig Abrahamsson ?
Hans Nilsson
Sture Boström
?
Gilbert Svensson
Ulf Eskengren
?
Kurt Simonsson
Ralph Pettersson
?
Jan Bohlin
Ove Persson
?
Kjell Melin
Nisse Edqvist
?
Nils Holgersson
Bo Söderlind
?
Gunnar Johansson
Kaj Johansson
?
Seppo Utriainen
Klaus Lehto
Scan-Auto 10th
Jerry Larsson
Sture Boström
dnf
Jack Tordoff
Brian Marchant
?
Total points
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34 11 23
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 27/9 2/0 17/3 1/1 7/5

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