Saab 9-3 Viggen 4x4 at Pikes Peak in 2000

20 years ago Per Eklund and Saab stormed Pikes Peak

On July 7th, 2000 the time had come. Per Eklund and his Saab Viggen 9-3 4 × 4 stormed Pikes Peak. In the Open Wheel category, Eklund took the win and posted a time of 11 minutes and

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Per Eklund on Pikes Peak 2001

Swedish legend. Saab 9-3 Viggen on Pikes Peak.

A few days ago it was time again! The most legendary hill climb in the world started for the 91st time. Newcomer Sébastien Loeb won the race on his Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak. Congratulations to France, but we'd rather fade back to the better Saab times. In 2000, the trolls from Sweden raged up the mountain in Colorado. Per Eklund on his Saab 9-3 Viggen Pikes Peak set a new record in the “Pikes Peak Open” class with 11: 20,580 minutes, which was only improved in 2012.

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