turantual
turantual New Reader
7/22/19 8:25 a.m.

Hi,  

My wife was curious what this car is, so she snapped a picture. She wasn't able to get a front or side view.

 

 

I showed her photos of the Bradley GT, but she says the front doesn’t look right. The Bradley has a scooped front. She said the front of this car was more wedge shaped, sort of like a Mazda RX-7, Maserati Khamsin, etc.

 

Appreciate your thoughts!

Titan4
Titan4 New Reader
7/22/19 9:04 a.m.

In reply to turantual :

 

It's a Saab Sonnet II.

turantual
turantual New Reader
7/22/19 10:34 a.m.

That's it, thanks!

tr8todd
tr8todd Dork
7/23/19 6:20 a.m.

Had one before.  Very cool car.  Very thin fiberglass body mounted on a stamped steel chassis pan similar to a VW pan.  Lots of neat Saab things, like the front strut bar doubles as an expansion tank for the cooling system, and headlight pods that were lifted by pulling what looks like a metal broomstick handle witrh a Tee Handle on the end.  Pull to lift, push it back to lower them.  Mine came with a V4 but earlier ones had a 3 stroke engine.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
7/23/19 10:06 a.m.

A dude at my school drove one--it was one of the later models. Still, an usual car for a dorm parking lot. 

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
7/31/19 9:00 a.m.

The Sonnett IIs have grown on me. The III is my Saab of choice, though. 

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