Top Gear (US) episode featuring the Viggen

Last week’s episode (season 3 episode 10) of Top Gear (US) featured a 150 mph challenge: Get to 150 mph in the cheapest vehicle possible.

A ’95 Trans-Am ($2600), ’94 Infiniti Q45 ($1700 + $700 nitro conversion…) and Tanner picked a 9-3 Viggen ($3500).

A Viggen, an Infinity and a Trans-Am
A Viggen, an Infiniti and a Trans-Am

“You and I both have V8s rear-wheel drive, Tanner has a front wheel drive four cylinder…” teased one of the two guys who (*Spoiler*).
Racing an arrow
Racing an arrow

If you own a Viggen, used to own a Viggen, has sat in a Viggen or just stalked one in the museum, this Top Gear (US) episode is for you.

Update from maanders in the comments section: Looks like this episode will be repeated here in the U.S. on the History channel at 11pm EST on Tuesday

maanders
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Looks like this episode will be repeated here in the U.S. on the History channel at 11pm EST on Tuesday, February 26.

Doctor Donk
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link for online ?

talladegan
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Wow that was fun!

Watched here: http://vidto.me/z7dpx6znhpis.html

Ægir
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Just watched the episode. The Viggen came out good of course 🙂

tornros
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Nice! Thanks for the recommendation of Sunday fun 🙂

Best Regards
Michael Törnros

JoPlSe
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Just watched it. Really good job there Viggen!

Peter Gilbert
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The link above is an insecure site I saw this show on line earlier this week here more securely:
http://www.history.com/shows/top-gear/videos#top-gear-150-mph-challenge

This is a bunch of fun and and shows the finesse of the Viggen against the competition!

Blom
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And the victory goes to Viggen!! Would love to have one 🙂

tcastaldi
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I’m not a fan of US Top Gear, but that episode was a lot of fun! SAAB Up, the Viggen is still awesome!

Chris Ivory
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Willem
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Still trying to watch the video. But will find it.

@Blom: i can confirm: love having one 🙂

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