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Old 05-16-2011, 05:50 PM
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Default Saab 9-3 Sport Combi unlikely but awesome Viper V10 transplant recipient

Filed under: [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/aftermarket/"]Aftermarket[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/motorsports/"]Motorsports[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/sports/"]Performance[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/wagons/"]Wagon[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/etc/"]Etc.[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/euro/"]Europe[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/saab/"]Saab[/URL], [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/category/special-limited-editions/"]Specialty[/URL]
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Saab 9-3 Sport Combi Viper V10 - Click above for image gallery

Of the multiple sacred laws of hot rodding, "Thou shall put big engines in small cars" is by far our favorite. This line of thinking spans cultures and has led to the creation of many a magnificent machine. Machines like this [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/9-3"]Saab 9-3 Sport Combi[/URL] with a kicking V10 sourced from the mighty [URL="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/viper"]Dodge Viper[/URL] under its hood. This thing puts a whole new spin on the term "sport wagon." As you might imagine, shoving a longitudinally mounted lump of American engineering into the engine bay of a small Swedish long roof required significant re-engineering of the 9-3 body structure, including fabricating an entirely new transmission tunnel.

With that big lump situated behind the front axle and a set of stoppers lifted from the big snake as well, we have to imagine that this beast is an absolute terror on the track. Who do we have to bribe for a little seat time? Check out the full build over in [URL="http://www.zatzy.com/projekt/374743-mrspringer-saab-9-3-srt10-megapower.html"]Zatzy forums[/URL] thanks to contributor mrspringer.[URL="http://www.autoblog.com/2011/05/16/saab-9-3-sport-combi-unlikely-but-awesome-viper-v10-transplant-r/"]Saab 9-3 Sport Combi unlikely but awesome Viper V10 transplant recipient[/URL] originally appeared on [URL="http://www.autoblog.com"]Autoblog[/URL] on Mon, 16 May 2011 13:30:00 EST. Please see our [URL="http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/"]terms for use of feeds[/URL].


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