Learning About Saab Cars

Saab, a Dutch automaker, was founded in Sweden. Today, the company is owned and operated by a company called Spyker. Saab cars are known for their inventiveness and innovation in technologies. Some technologies include turbo charging and green technologies. Turbo charging technology is used to increase efficiency in fuel combustion which increases driving power. Green technology innovations are focused on producing less polluting exhaust fumes from the vehicle. Saab cars have a common feature for using the number 9 in their car models. The current Saab cars models include 9-3 and 9-5. One exception has been the Saab Lancia 600.

Saab 9-5

The Saab 9-5 is considered a classic vehicle. The first generation made was produced in 1997. The Saab 9-5 was produced as a replacement of the Saab 9000. This second-generation was showcased at Frankfurt motor show in Germany in 2009. The new Saab 9-5 is made at General Motors facility in Germany. The engine format of the new Saab 9-5 includes 2.0 and 2.8 L turbo diesel engines.

Saab 9-3X

Saab 9-3X was first produced in early 2009. This was a variation make of the Saab 9-3. The difference is Saab 9-3X does not have a large crossover cab like that of the Saab 9-3. The front brakes of the Saab9-3X are large. Distinct features include an all black colour on the outside and inside of the car. The steering wheel has a thick rim covered in leather that has pores. When the car reaches speeds of 58 mph, the head light tilts 3 degrees downward to light the road.

Saab 9-4X

The Saab 9-4X is a new release in 2011. It is manufactured by General Motors.  Distinct features include xenon head lights and adjustable pedals. The music system consists of a 5.1 surround Bose speaker system. The car model has a V6 turbo charged engine producing 265 horse power. The engine is turbo charged to increase power. The engine of the car is built specifically to match a six speed automatic transmission system. The car accelerates to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds.




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