GM Buckles To Jalopnik Pressure, Reveals Slightly Less Grainy Images Of…

UPDATE: We used the "GM Buckles" line for purposes of humor. They really didn't "officially release" these pictures. They're from the same video presentation we saw earlier in the week. Just a wee bit more clear than the last set.

The clamor of every auto enthusiast outlet on the face of this earth was apparently too… » 7/18/08 6:14am 7/18/08 6:14am

2010 Saab 9-4X Copies Cool Kids, Laps The 'Ring

The 2010 Saab 9-4X was caught running round the Nurburgring today just like the big boys and while we're pretty certain the Audi (both of them) is (are) a pinch quicker, the 9-4X is definitely more economical. Word on the street is the new 9-4X will not only be replacing the porky Oldsmobile Bravada Saab 9-7X, but… » 6/18/08 11:20am 6/18/08 11:20am

Detroit Auto Show: Top Five Concept Car Features That'll Never See…

Concept cars are notorious for rarely making it to the street. But what about the enticing features that designers include in their dreamy visions of our automotive future? We combed through the files we've amassed at the show this week and come up with five features that don't stand a chance in hell of ever… » 1/15/08 5:10pm 1/15/08 5:10pm

Detroit Auto Show: Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

As part of its Ethanol extravaganza, GM showed off its Saab 9-4x BioPower concept, a preview of a small Saab SUV. Set up with a 2.0-liter four producing 300 hp on E85 Ethanol, and driven by the same four-wheel gear as the Turbo X, the 9-4x is a thoroughly non-Saaburu, sharing a platform with European Cadillacs.… » 1/13/08 12:50pm 1/13/08 12:50pm

Saab 9-4X BioPower Now Available in High Resolution

We brought you leaked shots of the Saab 9-4X this morning, but now high-res shots are out for all to see. The smallish SUV with a biofuel heart sure does trump the current offerings from the automaker formerly known as Swedish for quirky. Among the interesting features we can see are a slide out ski rack, two sets of… » 1/08/08 2:20pm 1/08/08 2:20pm

Go Dutch! Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept Leaked Ahead of Detroit Intro

The land that brought you Rembrandt, pannekoeken and the tulip has another surprise hidden in its clogs. It's the Saab 9-4X BioPower concept, apparently leaked prematurely by Dutch auto site AutoTelegraaf. The pics are small, but the news is fairly large; the concept hearkens an imminent arrival of Saab's first… » 1/08/08 7:33am 1/08/08 7:33am

Saab, Cadillac to Share SUV Platform, Engine

In another installment of Profiles in Badge Engineering Courage, Saab and Cadillac will share a new SUV platform, a new engine and several pints of What Now? That from the UK's Just-Auto, which assures GM is developing the two vehicles to be "very different and specific." As we reported eons ago, those will be the … » 9/17/07 5:55pm 9/17/07 5:55pm

Over the Back Fence: More on a Small Ute for Saab?

Whispers about the upcoming Saab 9-4x mini ute and its European Cadillac BLX cousin have been circulating via those lovable sorts at Trollhattan Saab. Now, the Swedish mafia media is in on the act. According to Teknikens V rld — which also commissioned the rendering above — Saab's 9-3 based X3 contender may be shown… » 4/12/07 12:06pm 4/12/07 12:06pm

Predicting the Saab 9-4x: Replacing the 9-7x?

The Saab watchers at Trollhattan Saab rounded up the latest dirt on the next rebadged (sorry, guys) appropriated GM product to round out the Saab line. Word came down late last year that a new crossover would join the Swedish bunch, culled from GM's upcoming line of midsize CUVs, like the Buick Entourage and Saturn… » 8/02/06 10:20am 8/02/06 10:20am