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 Post subject: 900 T16 2 door
PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:53 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 900
I've just put my t16 2 door back on the road and have been trying to find out a bit more about the model. Any help welcome!

It is a 1988 2 door with the correct Aero kit, originally used by Autofarm in Tring as a demonstrator. I think around 270 2 door t16s were sold in the U.K., mainly to use up body shells. Of these apparently 50 had the Aero kit, like this one. It is a bit unusual in that it is white with a white body kit.

If anyone can shed any more light on numbers and why they were built, that would be great.

I've owned a few 3 doors and this one drives very differently.


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 Post subject: Re: 900 T16 2 door
PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:07 pm 
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Car Model: 900 T16s 2 door
Hi
According to the Lance Cole book about the saab 99 & 900, 263 2door 16 valve 175 bhp turbo saloon models all with the aero bodykit and boot spoiler were made between 1988 - 1990 only for the UK.These were marketed as the T16S.
There was also 8v + 16v turbo models that did not have the bodykit fitted and also some that have had a bodykit added later by dealers etc.
Not having owned a 3 door i believe the 2 door saloon handles better (and looks better :D ) as it has a stiffer bodyshell.


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 Post subject: Re: 900 T16 2 door
PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:08 pm 
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Message Removed for GDPR#2. He knows a fair bit about the rare two door c900's.

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 Post subject: Re: 900 T16 2 door
PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:36 pm 
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Sounds similar to Removed for GDPR#2's car. He deals in c900 parts so you should find him on facebook.


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 Post subject: Re: 900 T16 2 door
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:47 am 
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Car Model: Saab 900
Thanks for the replies, that is really good of you. I've checked the manuals for the car and It looks like it is a genuine 2 dr Aero, supplied to Autofarm in Tring (now Porsche specialist) as a demonstrator. It absolutely flies so fairly sure it's not standard.


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 Post subject: Re: 900 T16 2 door
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:48 pm 
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Not sure if it's much help but here is ours.

Other bits modified but standard bodywork as ex factory.

Mike


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