During 2009 the 9-3X was launched at the Geneva auto show. Please take into account that the Saab 0 to 60 times and Quarter mile data listed on this car performance page is gathered from numerous credible sources. In 2003, Saab produced only the convertible model of this line — other models were replaced by the second generation 9-3. Changes were in the engine range with an overall reduction in diesel and petrol engine fuel consumption of 12% and 7% respectively. The 175 hp 130 kW version 2.
Archived from on October 10, 2008. When Saab finally filed for bankruptcy in December 2011, Castriota and his team had finished most work on the car's body and its engineering, with the interior remaining the last hurdle before completing the car, which was planned for Fall 2012. The Saab 9-3 was launched in 1997 for the 1998 model year essentially as a rebadged 2nd Generation 1994—1997 model , and succeeded by a redesigned 9-3 for the 2003 model year. Rear suspension H-formed, semi-rigid torsion-beam rear axle with inner and outer stabilizer bars, sport-tuned coil springs, gas shock absorbers. An entry-level 163 hp, 2.
All of the engines, other than the normally aspirated version and the low-pressure turbo, had high specific power outputs. Contrast stitching on leather upholstery. The second-generation 9-3 was available as a four-door , an estate introduced in late 2005 as a 2006 model, known as the SportWagon, SportCombi or Sport-Hatch dependant on the market , and a two-door introduced in 2004. Exterior changes included a rear wing, redesigned bumpers and side skirts as well as a special leather interior trim. It was named after the aircraft.
Archived from on 4 January 2012. The first generation 9-3 was also the first Saab available with a diesel engine, a unit also found in the , Astra G, Signum, Zafira A. In February 2015, it was announced that the remaining 100 cars that were stuck on the halted production line since May 2014 would be completed. The convertible range lacked the all-wheel-drive option. Saab PhoeniX Work on a third generation Saab 9-3 started in 2007, when designers in facilities in and began work on a design study. Saab claimed that 1,100 changes were made, including a revised in an attempt to tighten up the handling characteristics of its predecessor, the Saab 900 1994—1998 model.
All versions of this engine feature a design with Saab's. There were 21 cars, and 26 ones. On February 22, 2012, the final 47 Saabs were built. Some colors featured carbon-fibre interior trim from its introduction to the middle of the 2001 model year. In most markets, car was badged 'Griffin'. The 9-3 and the were the first of the global , which was then lengthened to accommodate four new cousins, the , the , and the.
All 20 Years Edition Aero Convertibles were offered in metallic electric blue. The production version was slated to be unveiled at the and market launch for 2015. The most drastic change from the former generation was the elimination of the hatchback design. Muller hired in June 2010 to work on a scalable car platform that would serve as the basis for future Saabs, beginning with the replacement for the 9-3. For 1999, 426 3-door Viggens were imported into the U. Rear suspension H-formed, semi-rigid torsion-beam rear axle with inner and outer stabilizer bars, sport-tuned coil springs, gas shock absorbers.
The Viggen included a turbocharged 2. Turbo, 4-speed Automatic First 3. In addition, the Arc received the 5-speed manual in place of the 6-speed. The Viggen included a turbocharged 2. New buyers of Viggens in the U. Specifications Engine Displacement Power Torque Compression ratio Boost pressure Model Years Available B204i: 2.
Other than the , the first generation 9-3 was the last to utilise this all Saab engine design. Other than the diesel engines, all the first generation engines were versions of the. Changes were in the engine range with an overall reduction in diesel and petrol engine fuel consumption of 12% and 7% respectively. An electric version was to be launched in spring 2014 in the market. Starting from late 2004 diesel engines are Fiat-sourced common rail units.
After 2009, during which an intended sale of Saab to Swedish supercar manufacturer ultimately failed, General Motors reached an agreement with Dutch manufacturer in January 2010. Our car specs website is considered by many, to be the most easy-to-find directory for car statistics including classic cars, hybrid cars, luxury cars, muscle cars, sports cars and more! All Turbo X were offered in metallic jet black with matte grey trim. Aero gets graphite fiber effect. Only two colors were available, black and Silver. Some colors featured carbon-fibre interior trim from its introduction to the middle of the 2001 model year. Horsepower rpm 185 5,500 Auto: 185 5,750 205 5,500 Auto: 205 5,750 Max. Unlike the , the 9-3 is fitted with a like the Saab 9-5.
Zero to 60 times does not guarantee the accuracy of any of the Saab 0-60 mph times. Introduced in 1998, the Saab 9-3 model is an improved version of the last generation of Saab 900 which was discontinued the same year. In addition, the 6-speed manual was dropped and both the Arc and Aero received the 5-speed manual. In addition, the 6-speed manual was dropped and both the Arc and Aero received the 5-speed manual. Bookmark us and keep checking back for Saab cars 0-60 mph updates, since we constantly upload new 0 to 60 mph and quarter mile statistics.