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Scarabe Green - Dover Grey Leather
107000 Miles - 2 Previous Owners
Abbot Racing Enhanced & Tuned
Super Aero Rims
Complete Service History
Incredible Investment Saab
100+ HD Images Available

First registered 22.05.1992 by Saab Reading on behalf of Saab contract to a Mr
Binding of St Albans, specified with the option of full leather interior, cruise
control, fully electric seats and metallic paint. This was his company car for two
years and three months whereupon it was sold to a Mr Dawe of Launceston on 21.08.94.
His tenure of ownership lasted 21 years until July 2015 when he finally parted
company selling it on to a Mrs Coughlan of Plymouth in Devon on 16 07 2015 where
it has resided since. Low mileage which is verified by a lifelong Saab enthusiast
who has lavished it with care keeping it garaged. During this period Mr Dawe
subtly improved the cars performance using the right parts and the correct people
to create a superb looking and performance package. This Saab is as tidy underside
as it is on the top.

Abbot Racing Enhancements
The engine has been carefully tuned within set tolerances with the addition of an
expensive Abbot Racing intercooler that cost nearly £1000 alone. This, alongside
an upgraded fuel pressure regulator and a proper S/S Abbot Racing exhaust
system has lifted the power and mid range torque significantly to circa 230 bhp.

A proper 900 Turbo has a life of its own, only a Saab enthusiast would
understand, some may hate it or at best not get it. For me its a piece of
automotive history representing the best of the 90s and perhaps outwith
that something better inside us all, from a Golden age where every
manufacturers models had a high degree of personality and individuality
that was instantly recognizable. Driving it today it draws supreme admiration,
thumbs up, lights flashing, pictures and videos being taken and social media
posting, its not like a new Porsche where you are sneered at, lip reading
obscenities along the way, guaranteed to get let out every junction with a
smile and a wave.

Setting this car apart is its original unaltered condition, this is not a
restored Saab, nor does it require any restoration work, its an original
survivor that has been extremely well maintained and as such been spared
the ravages of time. The knowledgeable owners have taken precautions applying
a pro active approach to ownership, servicing and preservation. The images of
which there are many should speak a thousand words.

The completeness of the paperwork is remarkable. The large leather and suede
owners folder contains all supplied handbooks. This inclusive of every piece of
literature it came with as new. The MOT history goes right back to the very first
one and the costs over the years go into thousands and thousands.

Two original keys with dealer supplied keyrings, full toolkit and spare, original
supplied working stereo, all manufacturers labels are present and correct, all
as the car left the factory with no compromises.

The Saab 900 Cult
The classic world is at last waking up to the classic Saab, like all the real
Saab's its as timeless now as it was then, and they were the real deal. Classic
cars come and go but the appeal of some remains constant and none more
so than the 900 - the last real Saab say some of the marque's cognoscenti.
Think of it as a time-warped Sixties swinger but with MTV street cred and a
style and look that was as unique as Citroen's. All of which is why the last
Saab 900 - manufactured until 1993 - became an instant classic upon its
demise, and remains a sought after though little remembered classic as
yet, though time has a habit of changing things.

Owning a late model Saab 900 is an easy way to being different and this modern
classic is one that anyone would be deeply proud to be the next custodian, its
ready to be used and enjoyed and stored with sympathy, and would be the envy
of any Saab show it entered. With values of young timer Fords Vauxhalls Mercs
and Bmws rising, this is a bit different and is a model that has a proper depth
to the build quality and engineering, one of the coolest cult cars ever made.

Chassis no : YS3AD75LXN7007176
Engine Number : B202L3M03N325966

History File
This is as perfect an unrestored classic 900 that money could buy, the many
images tell just that. As far as I am aware there are no matters outstanding
and I have been using it. The service book has 16 stamps, this being just the
tip of the ice berg with reams of paperwork detailing far more servicing through
the years. All the stamps are Saab dealer, latterly Perry and Prouse Saab
specialist and Chris Hamley Saab specialist. Some other recent works are
listed below. Also has a complete MOT history.

- Just had new clutch, spigot bearing, clutch master cylinder, release bearing
and clutch hose all replaced 2 weeks ago at cost of over £1000.
- All 4 ball joints recently replaced
- Steering rack replaced

As unmarked as it is remarkable.The paint retains a deep glossy shine and is in
superb condition all around and looking to be factory original. On close inspection
there are no negatives to be found with only a few discreet blemishes that have
been touched in. All of the panels are nice and straight, lining up as they should,
with all lenses remaining free from any cracks or moisture. Presents like a 5 yr
old car with a true depth to paint, currently detailed to a very high standard with
all the lines angles and quirks of the 900 surely looking their best in Flat White.
The underside is excellent too with old school undersealing evident, open
any door or inspect any gutter line and its lovely.

The interior of the 900 is awash with period leather, emitting an unforgettable
aroma that takes you back in time. The chairs remain in excellent condition with
just a hint of patina, and supportive in a way seats will never be again. The
rear seats look unused and the headlining is perfect. The A1 condition continues
to the door cards, along the bottoms of the doors, the door shuts and A and B
posts, along the dashboard, and all the rubbers none of which shows signs of
age or damage. The centre console is the same, with no wear to any buttons or knobs.
The carpets throughout remain clean and tidy and unspoiled. The party
piece inside is the classic Nardi wooden steering wheel that is in beautiful
condition, it makes the drive so much more memorable.

The mohair hood folds electrically in a matter of seconds and folds back up with
equal pace. Its in first class condition with a proper rear glass screen that is

The engine bay presents remarkably well and is consistent with a car having
been extremely well cared for. Unsurprisingly the 5 speed transmission shifts
through the gears with ease and there are no shortcomings with anything, its
an utter joy. The underside is dry and well protected, the car has never had
any welding.

Immaculate 16" Super Aero alloys, arguably the best alloy ever put on a Saab.
Matching tyres that are barely run in. These are actually not the standard alloys,
which look inferior with the Supers transforming the look and stance of the car.

Saab Innovation
Things like the world's first side impact bars, the first pollen and pollution
filter for the cabin air system, and windscreen pillars made of 2.5mm rolled steel,
were all unique Saab traits. Lift up the carpet and you will find box section
steel beams like no other car, reinforcing the floor. The 900 was so far ahead
in safety terms at its 1979 launch that it stayed safe until its discontinuation
in 1993 after nearly a million cars were made. Driving the Saab 900 is a world
away from today's flat-screened greenhouses. You sit deep behind a unique
curved windscreen with a dashboard that rolls away for acres. The windscreen
is slot-like and your knees go under the fascia - not over it. It is more like sitting
in a deep Victorian cast iron bath. The seats feel orthopaedic, and the boot space
is massive, I could go on and on...and I will.....

Remember you get what you pay for in life, the quality of this 900 will remain long
after the price has been forgotten. Investment wise this is easily tipped as a model
that will multiply in value in coming years, think about it..

Key Information
* Mot March 2020
* UK delivery available
* All p/x welcome
* central locking/headlamp wash/full electric pack
* leather book pack/all manuals/literature/2 keys
* original service booklet
* complete toolkit/jack etc
* Tonneau cover
* Excellent fuel consumption 95-99 ron
* Car cover
* Stereo manuals


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