2000 Saab 9-3 Viggen Pikes Peak


2000 Saab 9-3 Viggen Pikes Peak

2000 Saab 9-3 Viggen Pikes Peak

This car is not road legal. Racing only.

Behind the wheel of a 750 horsepower Ecopower Saab 9-3 Viggen, Per Eklund, the 1999 European Rallycross Champion, realized his dream of competing at Pikes Peak. In an impressive rookie performance, he captured first place in the Open Class, set a new record for this top division and finished with the second fastest overall time of the day – 11:21.58.

Original Saab engine block and cylinder head. Engine tuned by Trollspeed of Trollh,ttan.

Garrett turbocharger with intercooler (3.0 bar or 42.8 psi)

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
engineInline-4
valvetrainDOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement2000 cc / 122.0 in³
bore92 mm / 3.62 in
stroke77 mm / 3.03 in
compression9.0:1
power559.3 kw / 750.0 bhp @ 8000 rpm
specific output375.0 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
torque702.31 nm / 518.0 ft lbs @ 6500 rpm
f brake sizemm / in
r brake sizemm / in
curb weight948 kg / 2090 lbs
transmissionSix Speed Prodrive
gear ratios:1
top speed~249.4 kph / 155.0 mph