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For Sale: 1974 Saab Sonett

Sonett 1974

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$5,500.00
Location:    Carnation , Washington US
Ad Renewed:    August 19, 2014
Ad Expires:    September 18, 2014
 
 
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Giordanos Vintage Motors  (10)
4501 Tolt Avenue
Carnation, WA 980140811 US
425-333-5600
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 Vehicle Specifics
Year: 1974 Make / Model: Saab Sonett
Mileage: -- Title Status: Clear
Engine: 4 cyl. Transmission: Manual Exterior Color: --
Doors: 2 Interior Color: --
 
 Vehicle Description
SCCA Prepared - Vintage, Sports Car, Autocross, Track Ready!
SCCA Logbooks and History.
Lightweight, Proven, competitive racer

Color Red-Orange
Engine: Race Prepared - Pro Rebuilt
Trans: 4spd
Options: Roll Cage - SCCA approved
Condition: Near Turn Key

Description & History from Long-term Owner: `This car was built by a famous U.S. Saab hobby racer named Randy Cook. He raced it at Road Atlanta and other tracks in the S.C.C.A. vintage events known by such titles as the Walter Mitty challenge. The car has a very strong winning record which is in the log book. Just before we decided to sell the car, we had the engine redone. It is a stock 1600 cc V4 that has been beefed up for competition. Documented included. Now, due to the timing of the engine work and selling the car, the engine has virtually no miles on it. The car is very fast and the only reason it`s never been over 130 mph is that it doesn`t have a front chin spoiler and at above 130 mph the front end lifts. Being front wheel drive, that lift doesn`t work very well. We did not add a spoiler-but woud be the way to go. Also, due to having been driven in competition in the 1970`s, the car never had a fuel cell. If someone wants to race the car now in anything other than touring events, it would need a fuel cell added. When racing, I could stay right with the Porsche 911s through the turns, but on tracks with long straights, they would usually have the power to pass me. The car is extremely lightweight and handles beautifully. It has been lowered, and has racing wheels and tires`. Note from Jim:
I have purchased a 75 Sonnett complete non running street car with excellent body-this is available at low cost to restore or for parts source for the race car for spares. Here are a few notes from my recent inspection of the car: Found numerouse spider cracks and some larger tears in the fiberglass-none appear structural. Its a `10 footer` paint job. Shiny, red paint with matte black accents. SCCA Spec Full rollcage with safety driver net. 5-point harness. Fiberglass seats. Full guages. Straight, clean floorpans. Minor surface rust in a few places. Spare Hood. Tie-down points in chassis. Emergency shut-off switch near rear hatch. Quick release fasteners throughout.


Located in Carnation, WA at Giordano's Vintage Motors. We Buy, Sell, Consign and Trade Sports, Muscle, Collector Cars, Rods, Motorcycles, Parts and collectables. Come visit our indoor showroom or view our inventory online at www.giocars.com. With our exclusive network of car shippers, we can affordably ship your vehicle worldwide. As well as actively buying and trading vehicles, we welcome consigned vehicles, and offer low consignment sales commissions and no consignment fees, putting more money back in your pocket. We are experts at locating and appraising vehicles, and can help value your vehicle for insurance, estate settlement or in preparation for selling. We have hundreds of satisfied customers, and will work hard to earn your trust. You can visit our showroom at 4501 Tolt Avenue, Carnation, WA 98014. You can email us or call Jim at 425-333-5600. We hope to hear from you! VIN posted at dealership.
 
   
 
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