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Key facts

1966 Saab 96 V4 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4170 mm
How heavy?
873 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1498 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, V
How much power?
66 PS / 65 bhp / 48 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
115 Nm / 85 ft.lb / 11.7 kgm @ 2500 rpm

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1966 Saab 96 V4 technical specifications

Introduction

The 96 V4 is a front wheel drive saloon motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, produced by Saab.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 1.5 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 65 bhp (66 PS/48 kW) at 4600 rpm and 115 N·m (85 lb·ft/11.7 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual set of gears.
The claimed kerb weight is 873 kg.
1966 Saab 96 V4 data
1966 Saab 96 V4 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2498 98.3
Track/tread (front) 1219 48
Track/tread (rear) 1219 48
Length 4170 164.2
Width 1575 62
Height 1473 58
Ground clearance 180 7.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 873 kg 1925 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 38 litres 8.4 UK Gal 10 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 4
Capacity 1.5 litre
1498 cc
(91.414 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 58.86 mm
3.54 × 2.32 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.53
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 66 PS (65 bhp) (48 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 43.4 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 115 Nm (85 ft·lb) (11.7 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque 76.77 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 964.7 kPa (139.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 374.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 75.49 PS/g
55.52 kW/g
74.46 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.01 kg/kW
30.08 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 4.88
general
Carfolio.com ID34540
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Saab 96 V4 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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