The SAAB 93B : 1957 – 1959

Posted on 25. Nov, 2008 by in 1950-1959, 2000-2009, 93

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Photo Credit: Saab Automobile AB

On September 2, 1957 the 93B as the successor to the SAAB 93 (ninety three). One of the most noticeable changes in this model included the former two-piece windshield being replaced with a one-piece windshield.

The SAAB 92b also began with an option of a two-point seatbelt.

This model was the second production vehicle for SAAB and came equipped with the following specifications:

Exterior: 2-door body with suicide doors, single windscreen, larger rear window, larger luggage space with opening lid, option for textile roof, four seats, 810kg/1,786 lbs, painted in Torreador Red, Gray, White, Black, Blue and Blue-Grey.

Interior: Four Seats.

Chassis: Unitary, independent front & rear suspension, coil and wishbones, anti-roll bar, shock absorbers, hydraulic drum brakes, single circuit braking, rack and pinion steering and a 36.4 liter tank with tires of 5.20 x 15 with 4″ rim.

Engine: Transverse three-cylinder, 786cc 33hp with aluminum cylinder head and cast iron block, 4-bearing crankshaft, Solex 40AIC downdraught carburettor fan, thermostat and circulating cooling pump.

Transmission: Front-Wheel Drive, 3 Geared on the column manual shifter with saxomat clutch.

Dimensions:

Wheelbase 244.8cm/97″
Front Track 122cm/48″
Rear Track 122cm/48″
Ground Clearance 15cm/6″
Turning Circle (L) 10.8m/35.5′, (R) 10.5m/34′
Length 401cm/158″
Width 157cm/62″
Height 147cm/58″
Performance Max Speed 75mph/120kph
14.1mph@1,000 rpm
Acceleration 0-60mph 33.9secs
Standing Mile 24.9secs
Average Fuel Consumption 32.4mpg (test)

Global Production:

Model Year – Units

1957 – ?
1958 – ?
1959 – ?

A total of 52,731 Saab 93s were made from 1955-1960.

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