Trollhattan Saab Turbo-X Gallery September 11, 2007 34 Comments UPDATED! These are now enlargeable pics. Click away! —— Share this post, bro:TweetEmailPrint Saab Turbo X Previous Post Next Post You may also like October 1, 2007 Real-World Saab 9-3 SportCombi quick test April 15, 2005 Egg on my face, humble pie, all that jazz… November 10, 2005 Biopower UK Launch announced 34 Comments Gotta love that car! First impression – it´s D. Wader´s vehicle, no doubt! Reply wow. i really like the SS straight-on rear shot. mmmmm. handsome car. will look even better with some decent window tint. Reply Bring it on. Absolutely loving those wheels. Reply They are sensational, aren’t they. I wonder if I can order some for the Viggen……. Reply one of the “exhaust” pics shows a kind of brushed aluminum “housing” (or “difuser” area), whilst other pics show the “difuser” area in all black. maybe the “brushed aluminum” is for the combi? hmm… i like ’em both. the “brushed aluminum” stands out more, though. re the wheels, the best part is that the lugs are not exposed. i wish the same could be said about the 3-spoke double blade wheels, which, otherwise, would be my preference. Reply I believe that it´ll look terrific in flesh. Front spoiler lip is quite modest IMO. Could´ve been more aggressive. Those wheels are brilliant. They surely must look good when turning slowly. Impressive! Reply wheels are growing… growing… Reply What if they used the capacity in Trollhättan to build this one with a profit instead of the BLS with a loss… Reply this wont be built in trollhattan? Reply Loving the look of this car, would be very happy to see one outside my house. I bet Rayman is already at the front door waiting to be let in. 🙂 Reply I don’t think BLS uses much of Trollhättans production capacity, actually… The wheels definitely look better at close distance. I’m also glad they haven’t gone overboard with the front end design. Good luck in Frankfurt ! Reply Hi-res pics can be found in Swedish AMS. I looove that car!! http://www.automotorsport.se/nyhetsmall.asp?version=58856 Reply GM Europe web TV showed 9-3 Turbo X just few moments ago. There was just very short presentation of the model, but it looked very cool driving slowly to the showstand and turned there on a rotating table. New wheels really look good and the rear is mean and aggressive. Reply riku1100s, do you have a link please, Reply sorry, markoa….. Reply AMS says the e-LSD is an option! so its basicly a Aero in black. i hope thats not true. Reply Naphalm, the press release, as published here a few days ago, lists it as being part of the transmissions setup for the Turbo X. “Transmission: Saab XWD, all-wheel-drive. Electronic rear limited-slip differential (eLSD) 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox” http://www.trollhattansaab.net/archives/2007/09/saab-turbo-x-tech-specs-in-brief.html Reply http://www.gmeurope.info/frankfurt07/ Down there you´ll find webcast. I don´t know if there´s anything more to come, but at least the press event was there, live. Reply Quick! Someone call Chris Nolan…..we have just found the perfect vehicle for Mr Bruce Batman Wayne 🙂 LUUURRRRVLY!!!! I want to lick it!! 🙂 Reply I’m so hoping we get sufficient numbers in the UK Reply Saab and wheel-design a matchmake in heaven. How come Saab always have the coolest and best goodlooking rims (orginal). No other marque is even close. One of the things I lke about Saab. First I wanted some more that looked like the old one. But this is much better, this can be something to remember and wanted as retro in a couple of years. Instead of being a retro today! Nice work o why can´t I have a bigger moneybag for my next corporate car. Reply Wow , i am getting crazy for this car. I WANT ONE! NOW! 🙂 The back looks soooooo good. I love it…. 🙂 Reply Gorgeous car… Reply found some pics there: http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2008-saab-turbo-x/391834/ Reply those rims are the 19″. Lets see how are the standard 18″. greetings Reply Why didn’t they use the classic lowercase “turbo” in the correct font on the rear of the car? I don’t understand when you are comparing it to a classic 900 of yore why you wouldn’t use the retro look of the “turbo” badge that adorned those cars? The boost gauge is a good idea but the needles should match throughout the dash, not be different colors. Reply This is an amazing and gorgeous vehicle! Thanks for all the additional pics! Reply Can’t wait to see this beauty in my driveway! 😀 Reply “Official Car of the Sith” – hell yeah! 😀 Reply I like the rear straight on shot of the saloon (now) – that would look one mean mutha tearing off in front of you. An im really liking the combi 🙂 What the UK price anyone know?? Reply I’m generally impressed, but got downhearted reading the negative comments on Autoblog. But then I read the comments on the Audi S4 and I feel good again. I think Audi is about to make a big fall, followed by BMW. 🙂 Reply D***it, I meant A4. Reply So what I want to know is wht is the difference between the turbo-X and a tarted up Aero. I really think they should have pushed the power to just over 300bhp. Why? Well its really just psychological really but it would help differentiate it from an already lovely car. Having said that, they are probably all sold anyway so thats irrelevant – right? 🙂 Congratulations to Saab and everyone at Saab who has worked so hard this year to give us the new 9-3. HOWEVER, a MASSIVE thanks needs to go out to Swade for keeping us entertained for all these years! 🙂 SWADE – you rule! 🙂 Reply Isn’t it funny that SAAB finally comes out with a vehicle that EVERYONE loves and wants to run down and buy only to find out that they probably can’t buy one as only 2,000 will be made? Why don’t they make a model like this with an unlimited run? I’m sure they won’t even have to sell these at the deep discounts they have to sell all their other models at. Seems silly to me. And BTW, I really like those wheels. I think that gunmetal trim should be an option on more models (have a choice between matte chrome or gunmetal). Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.