If you’re in the market for a museum-quality Saab 900 Turbo Convertible, you’ll be hard pressed to beat this recently sold example at auction. During an online auction at Bring A Trailer, a ridiculously low-mileage 1987 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible sold for a staggering $145,000. Although the price of the hammer is quite expensive, the Saab 900 Turbo Convertible is very rarely found in such good condition. As the value of cars from the 1980s continues to increase, it makes sense that this Saab 900 Turbo Convertible is the perfect investment.
The Saab 900 debuted in 1978 borrowing heavily from the innovative Saab 99 that followed it, and builds on the innovative design of the Saab 99. The unique Saab 900 retains unique features such as a center console lock slot, robust passenger safety stand, and turbocharged engine. innovative. Saab’s unique blend of unique design and forward-thinking engineering creates a loyal following who will ride nothing but a Saab.
Dedicated Saab customers aren’t just interested in safety and flock to the brand’s high-performance Turbo model. This tradition begins with the Saab 99 Turbo which elevates the Swedish sedan from a sensible family transport into the original sports sedan that car enthusiasts crave. This tradition continues with the Saab 900 Turbo being offered as a sedan or convertible.
This Saab 900 Turbo Convertible is one of the finest examples of a car that has captured the imagination of generations of car enthusiasts. It was purchased by a sales dealer from the original owner who only put 246 miles in the car before storing it in the garage. The Saab is built to be driven so it’s rare to find a stored example of such a limited edition supercar. According to Bring A Trailer Listing, “Job in 2022 includes removing and cleaning the fuel tank, flushing fluids, and replacing the fuel pump, thermostat, and cylinder head gasket and bolts.”
This limited restoration is all the Saab 900 Turbo Convertible needs before it’s ready for reuse. Would you pay $145,000 to own one of the best 1987 Saab 900 Turbo Convertibles ever? Or would you rather buy something else?