Saab Sonett 2 'two-stroke', 1967
Saab Sonnet 2, year 1967. Colour dark red combined with a black leathercloth interior trimmed with grey carpet. The Saab Sonnet was Saabs first true sportscar and it was aimed at the American market. From 1966 until 1974 10.219 examples were built. The first 258 cars were fitted with the legendary ‘Monte Carlo’ two-stroke engine and named Sonnett 2. The presented Sonnett 2 is car number 48! This Sonnett 2 is in excellent condition and the driving experience is sensational! It is very special to witness the potential of the two-stroke engine and all the fantastic qualities of the car. The sporty 841 cc 3- cylinder two-stroke engine is fitted with three carburettors and it delivers 60 bhp. The body was produced in fibre glass reinforced plastic (GRP) and the futuristic shape showed off a very low drag of only 0,32 Cd. With a weight of only 710 kilogrammes, a top speed of 170 km/h and disc brakes on the front wheels the Sonnett 2 was a true sports car in 1967! A Saab Sonnett 2 is seldom for sale, this is a unique opportunity to purchase an excellent example!
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3 cylinder in-line two stroke engine
induction: 3 Solex carburettors
cylinder capacity: 841 cc
capacity: 60 bhp at 5200 rpm
torque: 93 Nm at 4000 rpm
top-speed: 170 km/h - 106 mph
acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.5 sec.
gearbox: 4-speed manual
weight: 710 kg