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 Turbo X Hits The Track, Goes Head-To-Head With The Subaru WRX…

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

2008 Saab Turbo X Priced $11K Higher In Canada, Canadian Car Sales…

Saab has just announced that the 2008 Turbo X — the new range-topping version of their 9-3 sedan — will start at $54,995 — just shy of 55,000 loonies. Do the math and that's $53,898 in real money, $11,388 (USD) more than the car will start at south of the Windsor-Detroit line. Yet vehicle sales in Canada remain… » 4/09/08 5:30pm 4/09/08 5:30pm

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

Saab's New "Cross Wheel Drive" in Detail

This week, Saab announced it would give the world of car watchers something unexpected — rear wheel drive. Well, in a sense. It's Saab's new Cross Wheel Drive system, by Sweden's Haldex, and it offers up to 100-percent rear torque transfer. Of course, the front wheels get the same consideration. It's the first US… » 11/16/07 9:45am 11/16/07 9:45am

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… » 9/11/07 4:24am 9/11/07 4:24am

Frankfurt Auto Show: Genuine Saab Turbo X

The born from jets crowd over at Trollhattan Saab report the car previously known as black turbo will officially bring the spirit of the original 900 turbo in line with a modern haldex awd system and 280 hp engine. An automatic transmission will also be available to channel power to the ground from the hair dryer. The… » 9/10/07 2:00pm 9/10/07 2:00pm