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Saab Sonett III V4 — 1972

A newly renovated Sonett III in excellent condition with a little extra zing.

Mårten Carlsson
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"A renovated Sonett in excellent condition."

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245 000SEK
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13294
TROLLHÄTTAN
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190 - 220 000 SEK
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"A renovated Sonett in excellent condition."

Description

This car was restored by a former Saab development department technician. He has set a higher standard for this Sonnet, making it a little better and more like it should have been from the start. The 1.7-liter engine has been rebuilt and balanced. New pistons, valves, and a ported top.  A sharper 7.2 camshaft and a Weber 32/32 carburettor were installed. The gearbox in the car was built by Saab's gearbox factory in Gothenburg. New exhaust system designed and built in-house. The electrical systems have been mostly replaced and are brand new. All the floors, luggage, and sills were replaced and reinforced. The suspension, dampers, and braking system are all brand new. The body is butterscotch yellow with black highlights on the hood and back stem. Saab Ronal rims in steel Gray metallic. The interior was recently refitted, roller seat belts were installed, and the original steering wheel is still available.

Technical data

  • Year
    1972/1972 
  • Registration date
    1973-11-06 
  • Mileage
     
  • Registration Number
    GOF867 
  • Chassis Number
    97725001341 
  • Kw / hp
    48 / 68 
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol 
  • Transmission
    Manual 
  • Interior finish
    Textile 
  • Colour
    Yellow 

Condition

  • Mechanical condition:

    The engine and exhaust system modifications increase power from 68 to just over 90 horsepower. It pulls extremely well and is a joy to drive.

  • Interior condition:

    Identical to new but better fitting than the original.

  • Exterior condition:

    Absolutely top condition.

  • General condition:

    A stunning renovation with outstanding results - a Sonett does not get any better than this.

MOT (tech. insp.)

Fordonsstatus: Itrafik 2018-05-07
Ursprungsbesiktning: 1973-11-06 (regbes)
Datum i trafik första gången: 1972-01-01
Senast godkända besiktning: 2020-05-27
Besiktigad tom: -
Skattebefriad: Ja
Körförbud: Nej
Antal ägare: 7

Facts about the model

Sonett III kom 1970 och fick en helt ny front med pop-up strålkastare och aktern fick horisontella bakljus. Mittdelen ärvdes dock till en stor del från Sonett II.
Saab tillverkade totalt 8 368 exemplar av Sonett modell III. Av årsmodell 1972 gjordes jämt 2000 exemplar - alla Sonetter gjordes hos ASJ i Arlöv.

Location and viewing Information

Location: Trolhättan

For viewing the vehicle, contact the valuator/depot:

Mårten Carlsson
+46 734174990
marten@bilwebauctions.se

Pick up

Collection must take place before: 2021-09-16.

NOTE! Payment (deposit to our account) must be made within 5 days and before collection.

Auction information

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