The Saab 96 was a classic aero-shaped front-driver from the guys at Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget and SAAB history buffs will tell you that it was technically the third major redesign of their first car, the Saab 92. 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’s example is an “original owner” classic that has a few dents/dings but looks okay for the asking price and is equipped with a little V4 engine. Find this 1971 Saab 96 V4 offered for $6000 in San Mateo, CA via craigslist.
This next car comes as a tip from Erik202 who writes: If you’re going to buy what amounts to a rolling shell with potential you could do much much worse. Yup, the seller admits that the powertrain has been disassembled, but the German built Taunus V4 is one of those little engines that you can rebuild […]
Do you remember the feeling as a kid when you would give someone a few quarters or a dollar in exchange for an IOU? It was a dicey proposition where you might end up with nothing or some promised valuable item the kid will bring from home…now…imagine that situation multiplied by four thousand. Find this […]
Surprisingly, the German built Taunus P3 was a relatively common car in Mexico in the ’60s. Like delicious tacos al pastor, the Mexican car market is and was a microcosm of a merging of cultures. Renaults, Peugeots, and Taunii shared the roads with huge American Iron. In fact, the Taunus did somewhat resembly a sectioned […]