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Saab 92
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Saab 92. 1949–56 (prod. 20,128). 2-door saloon. F/F, 764 cm³ (I3 2-str.). The ur-Saab, as aircraft company diversified into automobile manufacture. Design led by Gunnar Ljungstrom. Low Cd, at 0,30. Considered roomy for its day. Two-stroke engine inspired by DKW design. Four-wheel independent suspension, though ride a little harsh. Quiet, smooth, well performing engine, despite its small capacity. Entered into competition early, establishing reputation for durability. VDO instrumentation from 1951. Revised model, dubbed 92B (though not in any Saab promotions), from December 1952, with larger rear window. New carburettors in 1953, improving power output. Final model shared bumpers with successor, Saab 93, and ran concurrently with it for part of 1956.

Manufacturing location: Trollhättan, Sweden

Marque: Saab | Successor: Saab 93


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