Saab 900 Turbo 1979-1998


June 21, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
Saab 900 Turbo 16v S (1984-1994)
Country
Sweden
Top Speed (mph)
131
0-60 mph
7.5
0-100 mph
21.9
1/4 mile
15.7
BHP
175 @5300rpm
Torque lbft
201 @3000rpm
BHP per ton
131
Engine capacity CC/CU
1985/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
186.6
Width (in)
66.5
Height (in)
56
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2950
Additional Info: The early 1979-1983 900 Turbo put out around 135-145bhp and got to 60 in around 9-10 secs. Also available later on were 155bhp and 160bhp 2.0 Turbo’s with 0-60 in around 8.5-9 secs.

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Saab 900 16v Carlsson (1989-1993)
Country
Sweden
Top Speed (mph)
131
0-50 mph
5.9
0-60 mph
7.9
0-100 mph
21.5
1/4 mile
16.3
BHP
185 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
201 @2800rpm
BHP per ton
143
Engine capacity CC/CU
1985/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
184.3
Width (in)
66.5
Height (in)
56
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2850
Additional Info: 3 door coupe, with 3 spoke wheels, body kit and leather interior. A catalytic converter was fitted and takes power down to 175bhp and 0-60 in 8.2 secs.

Saab 900 Carlsson

Saab 900 2.0 S/SE Turbo (1994-1998)
Country
Sweden
Top Speed (mph)
143
0-60 mph
8
1/4 mile
16
BHP
185 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
194 @2100rpm
BHP per ton
138
Engine capacity CC/CU
1985/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
182.6
Width (in)
67.4
Height (in)
56.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2960
Additional Info: We have also seen times as low as 6.9 secs to 60. A 2.5 V6 non turbo is also available with 170bhp, 0-60 in 8.2 secs.

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