SAAB 9-5 SALOON – Design and Technology
This premium saloon will be a new era for Saab.
The styling is inspired by the Aero X concept car. Clean shape, smoothness and in the same time aggressive front and back ends. Combined with high performance engines this car will be an amazing thrill.
Saab has great traditions in turbo-charging their cars. They used this experience in developing the new low emissions petrol and diesel engines. At launch, the four-cylinder diesel comprises a 160 hp, 2.0-litre turbo engine with CO2 emissions of just 139g/km and the 2.0-litre petrol turbo engine develops 220bhp. A top-of-the-line 2.8 V6 turbo, generating 300hp and 400Nm of torque, is offered exclusively with Saab XWD.
Saab engineers focused on performance and sporty driving experience, which this car will bring it's owners. The comfort will not suffer from the sporty nature of the car. There are three different suspension layouts, which are fitted according to engine power and all are available with a sport chassis setting.
This is the most most technically advanced car ever produced by the company. . Driver displays, including the optional head-up display. Saab 9-5 Saloon can be equipped with a top-of-the-line Harman Kardon 5.1 channel surround sound audio system and an 8-inch colour touch screen navigation system with hard disk storage for map data and 10GB for MP3 music files. Rear passengers can even access their own audio or watch a DVD.
Saab 9-5 Saloon will make a public debut in 2009 Frakfurt International Motor Show this September.