Saab 96 &

Saab 96 &

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The front-wheel-drive Saab 96 made the brand into a rally icon in the 1960s. It succeeded in events as diverse as the Monte Carlo, Britain's RAC rally, special stage events in every Scandinavian country, and the rough-and-tough Spa-Sofia-Liege Marathon. The big change came in 1967, when the 96 became the V4. Works cars continued to be competitive in carefully chosen events for many years, and when they became outdated, the V4's successors a€“ the much larger and more powerful 99 and 99 Turbo types a€“ proved that Saab wasna€™t done with rallying yet. More than any other car of its era, the 96 and V4 models proved that front-wheel-drive allied to true superstar driving could produce victory where no-one expected it.But what about Saaba#39;s amazingly long-lived 96 and V4s? Or Forda#39;s Escorts? ... Ford Escort Mk I 1968-1975 Lancia Stratos 1974-1981 Ford Escort Mk II 1975- 1981 Fiat 131 Abarth 1976-1981 Audi Quattro and S1 1981-1986 Peugeot 205T16 1984-1986 Lancia Delta 4x4/Integrale 1987-1993 Toyota Celica GT4 1988-1995 Ford Escort RS Cosworth/WRC 1993-1998 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 1995-2001 Subaru Impreza Turbo/WRC 1993-2006 Peugeot 206 WRC 1999- 2003 Ford Focusanbsp;...

Title:Saab 96 &
Author:Graham Robson
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2010-08-15


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