News & Updates

All the latest news and goings on from within the Abbott Saab workshop and around the motoring community.

SAAB NG 900 2.3 Turbo Track Overview

23 September 2016 | Cars, Racing

SAAB NG 900 2.3 Turbo Track – Day Car Manual 2.3 Turbocharged Engine Conversion – 300BHP Race Crossflow Intercooler Big Valve Gas Flowed Head Limited Slip Differential Short Shift Gearleaver 308mm Brake Discs & Competition Brake Pads 17×7 1/2 Compomotive Wheels Fully Seam Welded Shell Multi – Point FIA Roll Cage 2 Race Seats – […]

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Abbott Racing SAAB 9-3 Overview

23 September 2016 | Cars, Racing

Abbott Racing SAAB 9-3 2.0 Normally Aspirated Racecar 230BHP @ 7500RPM ARM Unique SAAB 2.0 Litre 16 Valve Race Engine Injection Blueprinted & Lightened Dynomometer Developed Intake & Exhaust System Lightweight Steel Crank Shafts Hiflow Gasflowed Cylinder Head Fully Baffled Oil Sump High Lift 285 Degree Duration Cam Shafts 6 Speed Gearbox & Short Shift […]

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Car Storage

23 September 2016 | Abbott Saab News

We offer secure car storage for short or long term periods in a Dry and safe environment protected by security systems. Cars can be simply stored under dust covers for any period and have the option of a monthly maintenance programme to keep the car in tip top condition for reliability when required out of […]

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Testimonials

23 September 2016 | Abbott Saab News

25/05/2015 Hello Giles and all at Abbott Racing   Huge thanks again for everything, splendid work by the body shop again in bringing my car up to simply stunning condition, and thanks to you for organising things so nicely and helpfully.   I really appreciate both the friendliness and professionalism of your company!   Sincerely […]

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Racing History

23 September 2016 | Racing

Our highly successful road tuning operation has a sound motorsport history behind it, below are the highlights of our Motorsport history through the years… Classic 900 Turbos In 1987 the partnership between the Abbott brothers and SAAB GB, began with a Classic 900 Turbo 8-Valve, built for the Mobil1 SAAB Turbo Challenge. This model provided […]

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RACE PREPARATION AND JAGUAR CONSULTANCY

23 September 2016 | Racing

For over 25 years Abbott Racing’s name has been synonymous with preparing race winning cars, built to a high standard, with integrity. With every facility in-house, including a engine dynamometer test cell, we can undertake any level of race or track day car build, whether it is a modern saloon, single seater or classic car. […]

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Project GF Aero MKII

23 September 2016 | Restorations

Abbott Racing’s general manager, Giles Fairweather, has recently purchased a 9000 Aero for personal use. Outlined below is a Giles’s “conception-to-completion” diary explaining the various stages of repair / tuning undertaken by ourselves.   Giles Fairweather, general manager, Abbott Racing Motorsport:   Way back in 1974 my father bought his first new Saab from H.O. […]

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The Viggen Story

23 September 2016 | Cars

  The Beginning The basic SAAB 9-3 was launched in 1998, born of the need to improve the aging dynamics of the 900 (94-98) model. The 9-3 reputedly boasted 1100 changes from the model it replaced, these included higher front suspension turrets, SAAB’s new active head-restraint system, and various changes to the body including relocation […]

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