Dec 12, 2006 update to the Saab 92x Linear project car

Saab gets a workout.

Since our new MINI is still just a gleam in our technical editor’s eye, we took the sports family truckster Saabaru out to a NCCC Corvette autocross in Green Cove Springs. While the course was more suited to a car with more power, like a Corvette (coughcompensatingcough) we had a blast, the car hustled through the slaloms with a near neutral attitude that could be changed to oversteer with a lift of the throttle or understeer with a little more gas. While FTD was set at a 44-second smoker by a uber-fast boosted Miata on 245mm wide Hoosiers, our street tire wagon managed a 49 second run.

We’ll be using the Saab for some upcoming tire tests of ultra high performance tires, including the Bridgestone RE01-R, the Falken Azenis RT-615, the Advan Neova and the Federal 595RS.

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6/21/10 6:52 p.m.

I wished I would have paid more attention as I really liked this car. DOH! I need to remember to keep up with you guys.

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