PROJECT CARS: Winter Update

Project Ruby Well, the wind’s howling, there’s ice on the road outside and leaves are stuck to the grilles of the WRC cars currently devouring the infamous Monte Carlo Rally on the TV. It must be late January. So we thought now would be as good a time as any to update you on our Read more about PROJECT CARS: Winter Update[…]

PROJECT CARS: Ruby T16S Abbott Racing Service

“Summer time, and the living is easy, fish are jumping and the river is high…” says the sensational Ella Fitzgerald song, and how right she was. And to assist in the living easy bit, we need Project Ruby in fish jumping form. So, it’s high-time for a bit of love and attention for our very own Read more about PROJECT CARS: Ruby T16S Abbott Racing Service[…]

PROJECT CARS: Ruby Visits Saab Mecca: Abbott Racing

We’ve been looking forward to this. Ever since we concocted the notion of buying a modern investment classic – specifically the iconic, cool, quirky, design gem that is the Mk1 Saab Turbo T16S – and discovered our 1993 end-of-the-line Ruby Special Edition at auction, it’s been on the cards to visit our good old friends, Read more about PROJECT CARS: Ruby Visits Saab Mecca: Abbott Racing[…]

PROJECT CARS: Powerflex Suspension Bushes

  If you’re like us and have got a classic car in need of some much needed sharpness, modernity, precision and added ability, then you might be considering a swap from the standard, rubber, cracked and worn-out rubber suspension bushes to something more dynamic. Project Ruby, our fabulous 1993 Saab 900 T16S, may not have Read more about PROJECT CARS: Powerflex Suspension Bushes[…]

PROJECT CARS: New Boots Falken ZIEX ZE914

When you buy a car at auction, like we did with Project Ruby – our beloved 1993 Saab 900 Turbo T16 end-of-the-Mk1-line special ‘Ruby’ edition – you buy what you see. And one thing we saw was that the old gal had obviously been sitting a while, or under-used, as the Toyo rubber on there Read more about PROJECT CARS: New Boots Falken ZIEX ZE914[…]

PROJECT CARS: K&N Deep Breathing

  For a quarter of a century, I’ve been fitting “the world’s best air filter” to my cars – K&N – with great results. And when you’ve got an engine as modifiable and up-for-it as the turbocharged gem that is the 1,985cc B202 T16 ‘Carlsson’ spec engine as found buried on a 45-degree slant under Read more about PROJECT CARS: K&N Deep Breathing[…]

PROJECT CARS: Welcome Saab 900 T16S Ruby

Auction Introduction Say a lovely, friendly, quirky, laggy, boosty Hallå to our new retro project car – Ruby – a very special, very tidy, very original Saab 900 Turbo T16S Ruby Edition… the last hurrah special edition Mk1 Saab 900 Turbo the superb Swedish manufacturer ever made #motoringhistory We bagged this iconic, idiosyncratic beauty of a modern Read more about PROJECT CARS: Welcome Saab 900 T16S Ruby[…]