Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Thursday 18th August 1955

65 years ago

The Saab 93 was announced. Styled by Sixten Sason, it had a longitudinally-mounted 3 cylinder 748 cc two-stroke engine giving 33 hp (25 kW). The gearbox had three gears, the first unsynchronised. A freewheel device was fitted to overcome oil starvation on overrun (engine braking) for the two-stroke engine. The 93 was the first Saab to be exported from Sweden, with most exports going to the US. A Saxomat clutch and a cabrio coach (large cloth sunroof) were available as options.

Saab 93 (1957)

Saab 93 (1957)