Original page created on 06/01/2024.

Brand - Reference

PCX87 0343

Type

Saab 99 1970.

Comment

A model of almost perfect scale, whose appearance is somewhat spoiled by tyres that are far too wide (40% too wide!). The windscreen and rear window are flush, and the side windows are almost flush.

The headlight and grille unit is attached, as are the rearview mirrors. The rear lights are painted. The windscreen wipers are moulded into the body and windscreen.

One thing that bothers me is the excessive amount of bright chrome, particularly on the grille. This chrome highlights the slightest moulding defect, and there are some… In contrast, the headlights look blind.

The interior is beige, the dashboard black. The steering wheel has too big a rim.

The car can be dismantled by removing the bumpers, then unclipping two pins located under the bonnet and the rear boot. Here is a photo of the dismantled model.Dismantled model

History

The Saab 99 was manufactured from 1968 to 1984.

Main characteristics: front-wheel drive, in-line 4-cylinder engine of Triumph origin, 1709 cm3, 59 kW (79 hp) DIN. Maximum speed 155 km/h. Tyres 155 SR 15. Weight 1070 kg.

Documents :

Saab 99 1970, front viewSaab 99 1970, front view

Saab 99 1970, front view

Photo Lars-Göran Lindgren on Wikipedia

Saab 99 1970, rear viewSaab 99 1970, rear view

Saab 99 1970, rear view

Photo Willem Alink on flickr

Dimension Actual 1:87 Model
Length 4 350 50.0 49.5
Width 1 676 19.1
Height 1 450 16.7 16.7
Wheelbase 2 473 28.4 28.1
Front track 1 390 16.0 16.2
Rear track 1 400 16.1 16.2
Wheel diameter 635 7.3 7.4
Tyre width 155 1.8 2.5