Thursday, August 10, 2017

Almost A Donk: 1968 Saab Sonett V4

This next car comes from tipper Zach Z who writes: Born from Jets? Born for Mudding? Born for speed?  Maybe those fat balloon tires actually make it go faster.  I don't know.  Find this 1968 Saab Sonett V4 offered for $8000 near Anchorage, AK.


The SAAB Sonett is an odd car, either a 2-stroke or a V4 powering the front wheels with an Italian inspired design created/executed by a group Swedes. Somehow, the owner of this one has made it even more perplexity strange with the addition of giant truck sized tires and huge fender flares.


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9 comments:

  1. Ok, maybe a little ugly, but it looks like a damn riot! It looks like you could have some real fun on gravel.

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  2. Drive home flat-out on the Alcan Highway.

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  3. Or perhaps the owner just wanted to be period correct. In 1968 the sidewalls would be as high at the tread width. This is what wide tires looked like in 1968.

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  4. Or maybe the owner just wanted to be period correct for 1968. Wide tread = big sidewalls. The wheels themselves look kind of wrong though.

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    1. The wheels and tires look kind of like they came off what you'd see on a Beetle. Almost makes it look like it's some sort of VW based kit car.

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  5. Or maybe google could get out a little bit of their resources into making blogger.com update faster

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  6. According to the ad "Previous owner built this car for speed, thus bigger tires and wheel flares."

    Sure...

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    1. ...and the factory never had such intention. So scary the trailer in front committed suicide.

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  7. My pal Nicky in college had a Sonett and its exhaust scraped on everything from speed bumps to cigarette butts. This would definitely cure that. I kinda, weirdly like it.

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