The 1978 Saab 99 GLE was a 118 BHP fuel injected, 2 liter 3-speed automatic transmission 5-door with superb suspension and steering with luxury for five on velour. It had tinted glass, electrically adjustable door mirrors, headlamp wash/wipe and self warming front seats with an optional sunroof.
The 1978 Saab 99 EMS’ guts, engine, transmission, front wheel drive, disc brakes, etc enabled it to beat the BMW 320i in 10 out of 11 performance categories.
Spyker chief Victor Muller (the new Saab owner) wants to start his new work with an entry level Saab hatchback. The Project 92 should be a kind of Mini, Audi A1 Mito fighter. the car`s name will probably be the 9-1.
The car will have some elements of the original “ursaab”, the 92, but it will be more modern.
Larson‘s view of this rumored vehicle is illustrated below. Read the rest of this story on Cartype.
Saab 9-1 Hatchback concept by Larson.