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

Ford Taunus 1.7, V4 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1698, 90.0 x 66.8 mm

1971
1738, 91.0 x 66.8 mm
10.8:1
150 HP
cast iron block with 205.33mm deck height and 120,9mm bore center, cast iron heads with Siamese-port
aluminium piston with 40mm Compression Height, 24mm Pin diameter
connecting rod distance center to center 130.55mm, and 20.65mm thickness
5 main bearings
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHC), 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors
jacketed watercooled

1972
1815, 93.0 x 66.8 mm
10.8:1
155 HP
cast iron block with 205.33mm deck height and 120,9mm bore center, cast iron heads with Siamese-port
aluminium piston with 40mm Compression Height, 24mm Pin diameter
connecting rod distance center to center 130.55mm, and 20.65mm thickness
5 main bearings
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHC), 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total. 42mm inlet valve diameter, 38mm exhaust valve diameter
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors
jacketed watercooled

1973
1815cc, 93.0 x 66.8 mm
10.8:1-11.5:1
170 HP @ 7000 rpm
215 Nm @ 5500 rpm
cast iron block with 205.33mm deck height and 120,9mm bore center, cast iron heads with twin inlet ports
aluminium piston with 40mm Compression Height, 24mm Pin diameter
connecting rod distance center to center 130.55mm, and 20.65mm thickness
5 main bearings
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHC), 2 valves / cyl - 8 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors
jacketed watercooled

Final drive 38/7, limited slip front differential
steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 4 door sallon 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
length 4170 mm
width 1580 mm
height 1470 mm
wheelbase 2498 mm (98.35 in)
front track 1220 mm (48.03 in)
rear track 1220 mm (48.03 in)
wheels 15"
875 kg
fuel tank 40 lt


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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Engine compartment
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Engine
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Drawings

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Engine

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