Saab highlights at Frankfurt

Saab’s most extensive model development program continues with the unveiling of its new 9-5 range and the launch of enhanced top-of-the-line Aero variants for its 9-3 Sport Sedan, SportCombi and Convertible models.      

World Premiere for new Saab 9-5

Saab’s premium sedan and wagon range receives new-look styling inside and out, together with powertrain and chassis upgrades, to further enhance its appeal for discerning buyers. Main features include:

•    Dramatic new ‘face’ derived from Saab 9X concept car, sharper rear end styling, redesigned dashboard and instrument displays      

•    Introduction of new 150 bhp 1.9TiD engine, 180 bhp BioPower 2.0 turbo and 260 bhp 2.3 turbo for Aero flagship

•    Sportier chassis dynamics through re-tuned suspension and steering to give improved responses and greater body control without sacrificing high levels of ride comfort

New Aero variants for Saab 9-3 range

The introduction of a new 250 bhp, 2.8V6 Turbo engine, exclusive to Aero variants across the range, combines six cylinder refinement with improved performance. Main features include:

•    First six cylinder engine purpose-built for Saab’s turbocharged application. Twin sports exhaust for distinctive aural character. Choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmissions

•    New Saab 9-3 Aero Sport Sedan becomes fastest-accelerating Saab ever. Zero to 100 kph in just 6.7 seconds and 80-120 kph in fifth gear in 7.9 seconds

•    Wider engine choice: 210 bhp, 2.0-liter four cylinder turbo now available in Linear, Arc and Vector forms. 230 bhp version of 2.8V6 turbo also offered in Arc and Vector

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 These are the highlights, below are the details.  There’s the design summary for the new 9-5 range, available by clicking here or just scrolling down.  There’s also more photos of the new 9-5, available by clicking here or just scrolling down.

Enjoy. 

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