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99/90

Hello and welcome to the 99/90 Register. I'm Stuart Payne and I look after the register for the Club.

In 1965, about 20 years after the preliminary sketches for the first SAAB car were made and 30 years after the earliest SAAB aircraft, the project for the 99 was started.

The initial production 99s were made in the autumn of 1968 and production continued until 1985 giving a total production of 588,643. In 1984 it was replaced by the model 90, a two door saloon consisting of the front half of a 99 onto which the rear of a booted 900 was grafted. In this final form a further 25,378 were produced until 1987.

This long production run is a tribute to the thorough engineering and testing that went into the advanced original design, and to the careful development and improvement that continued throughout its life. This lack of 'change for changes sake' and cost cutting which plagues many modern cars makes the 99 relatively straight forward to maintain and run even today, many years since production ceased. The basic mechanics under the bonnet are simple by today's standards, and the chassis is immensely strong, more than capable of handling turbo power (there is a separate register for the 99 turbo cars)

Of all SAAB models the 99 is the most neglected and as a consequence some versions are becoming extremely rare. The register thus has an important role in recording details of members' cars and also offering advice and assistance to those trying to keep these remarkable cars on the road.

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Sun Nov 26 @14:00 - 04:00PM
Essex Saab Group Meet
Tue Dec 05 @19:00 - 10:00PM
Dragon Saab Monthly Meet
Tue Dec 05 @19:30 - 10:00PM
Dragon Saab Monthly Meet
Wed Dec 06 @08:00 -
South West Saab Monthly Meet
Thu Dec 07 @19:00 - 10:00PM
East Anglia Saab Monthly Meet

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31-10-2017 17:06:26Parts for SaleGBP 100
Winter tyres on VG 15" Saab alloys
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25-10-2017 13:33:28Parts for SaleGBP £40 for the 9000/£50 for the 95 as pairs
Saab roof bars for 9000 and 95
Towbar for 9-5
03-10-2017 19:08:16Parts for Current ModelsFor Sale
Unused Towsure towbar
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SAAB 99gl 1983 2 Door Red
Saab 900 16v AutomaticSaab 900 16v Automatic
25-07-2017 13:54:43Saab 900 - ClassicGBP 3000
1990 Saab 900i SE 5 Door Automatic. Full Leather ...
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