The Saab 96 was the final evolution of the original aerospace derived and teardrop shaped Ur-SAAB. In typical Saab fashion, the 96 continued in production long after its planned replacement (the 99) was released, in fact the 96 continued in production through 1980. Today the 96 makes a great uncommon alternative to something like the VW Beetle and can be picked up for not a lot of cash. Find this 1968 Saab 96 V4 offered for $2000 in Mountain View, CA via craigslist.
From the seller:
SAAB 1968 model 96
cylinders: 4 cylinders
paint color: red
title status: clean
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SAAB model 96 Delux – options include Nardi style wood rim steering wheel, Monte Carlo dash, vinyl seats, extra factory trim, fog lamps.
German Ford (Fomoco) V4 engin, 4 speed manual trans, shift on the column, front wheel drive front disk brakes. Vintage rally eligible, sound survivor, complete with extra parts available, minimal surface rust, all systems attention. These classic SAAB’s are well supported by clubs, parts and info – visit Mark Ashcraft Saab V4 web site. Clean Ca. title probably out of data base. Excellent candidate for complete restoration. $2000 OBO
Please do diligent research on this vehicle before contacting me – Bob
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