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Overview

Produced: 1966-1974, 10219 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,2 seats
Saab Sonnet

In 1966 Saab of Sweden launched its all-new sports model, aimed directly at the American market, the new Sonett.

The Sonett featured a sleek (drag factor of 0.32Cd) two door coupe body which offered accommodation for two people.

At first the Sonett came with a twin-cylinder, 841cc, two-stroke Saab engine, as used in the Monte Carlo model. After only 250 two-stroke versions the Sonett received a new 1498cc V4 engine which offered more power and a top-speed of 100mph. From 1970 the Sonett was restyled and continued in this, Mk 3 form until 1974.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
841ccS3 TSSaab Two-stroke
1498ccV4 OHVFord V4 (Taunus)

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
100 mph13.4 s1498cc engine

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