Saab 9-3 Turbo X Tuned By Hirsch Pumps Out 300 HP

The Saab 9-3 Turbo X » 9/30/08 5:00pm 9/30/08 5:00pm is a pretty slick Scandinavian alternative to the Teutonic norm, but with a confident all-wheel-drive system, it's just begging for more power. That's where Saab tuner Hirsch comes in, with their upgrade package for the 2.8-liter turbocharged V6. Utilizing a new intercooler, air intake box and an…

2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X: First Drive, Again

When our fearless leader so elegantly blew the clutch on the only Saab 9-3 Turbo X in the country after the performance sedan spent a long tour of Europe and a hard day under the boot of Jan Magnussen, we thought getting an honest review of the car would be nigh impossible. We also thought Wert would never live down… » 5/22/08 12:30pm 5/22/08 12:30pm

2008 Saab Turbo X Hits The Track, Goes Head-To-Head With The Subaru WRX STi, BMW M3, BMW 3-Series And Audi A4

We'd read somewhere that at the height of the Cold War, the U.S. locked in the struggle against the evil Commies, Sweden was considered as a potential candidate for location of a Northern European base for F-117A Night Hawk Stealth fighters. Obviously that didn't happen as the decision was made to base all 59 of the… » 4/16/08 12:41pm 4/16/08 12:41pm

Saab Turbo X Gets North American Debut At... Boston Auto Show?

Who knew Boston even had an auto show? Well, for whatever reason, the General decided to unveil the 2008 SAAB Turbo X, their speedy new little Swedish meatball in Boston at the New England International Auto Show. What's that you say — read the press release? OK, so there's something about "paying tribute to the… » 11/28/07 10:00am 11/28/07 10:00am

Frankfurt Auto Show: Saab 21st Century Black Turbo X

As we knew they would from the leaked embargo shots of the other day, GM's Saab just revealed a heap of new vehicles including the new Saab Turbo X, with a design the General's hoping will evoke images the iconic appeal of its first black 900 Turbo. The 2.8 V6 Turbo with 280 horses gives the Turbo X a 0-100 kph in… » 9/11/07 4:24am 9/11/07 4:24am