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Saab 900 i

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Saab 900 i

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1985 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 167 km/h / 104 mph / 104 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaabIssued from1980
Model900 iIssued until
Serie900Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSaabCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4941 mm / 194.5 in / 194.5 inTotal (curb) weight1202 kg / 2650 lb / 2650 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2718 mm / 107.0 in / 107.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerSaabValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyBo fuel inj.Engine displacement1985 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity496.25 cm3/cylinder / 30.283 cu in/cylinder / 30.283 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)35.8 kW / 48.0 hp / 48.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.3 kW/l / 0.974 bhp/cu in / 0.974 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque84.1 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed167 km/h / 104 mph / 104 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.50 s / 11.50 s / 11.50 sPower-to-weight ratio98.2 kW/ton / 74.4 bhp/ton / 74.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Saab 900 i

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