The Saab 99 station wagon lost the race against the CombiCoupe

In the summer of 1967, a strange car is on the road in Wales. It has an English registration, the driver is Swede, the station wagon's rear lights are reminiscent of a Wartburg. Is the socialist manufacturer secretly testing with personnel from neutral Sweden in capitalist countries?

Who drives through Wales with an elaborate camouflage is Per Gillbrand, the engine developer at Saab. He tests the 1,7 liter engine from Standard-Triumph, because he only has a few months left until the premiere of the new Saab 99. The combo camouflage is just camouflage at this point. It is intended to distract from the sedan that is to be presented with the Triumph engine in November.

Saab 99 station wagon camouflage on the road in Wales
Saab 99 station wagon camouflage on the road in Wales

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