What did the Saab 9000 Aero do in 1996?
The 1996 models featured reconfigured interior storage with rear-seat cupholders, storage pockets on the seats and a rigid compartment to store the document organizer in the passenger’s footwell; the only change for the car’s final season was a new “2.3 Turbo” badge below the right taillamp.
What kind of car is the Saab 9-7X?
Today’s Saab lineup includes the 9-7X, a vehicle that fits this traditional definition of a Sport-Utility Vehicle, but one decade ago, General Motors’ most left-brained division sold a premium vehicle that created its own, entirely different definition: the 9000 Aero.
Which is better Saab 900 or Saab 99?
The 900 would be more powerful and prestigious than the 99, especially in Turbo form, but its longitudinal engine and transmission arrangement limited the amount of space available for passengers.
When did the Saab 9000 tCs come out?
The traction control system (TCS) available from 1993 to 1995 is a known weakness that can lead to chronic driveability problems, but knowledgeable 9000 specialists can bypass this system.
When did the Saab 900 convertible come out?
One of the most notable additions to the original Saab 900 series came in 1986 with production of a convertible model. These cars were designed on the three-door hatchback version of the basic Saab 900 and had a 16 valve turbocharged engine.
What kind of undercarriage does a Saab 900 have?
Being a small car factory, for economic reasons, Saab kept the basic undercarriage more or less unchanged throughout the 900’s production run. The Saab 900 could be ordered with different options. One highly sought-after option was called the Aero or, as it was known in the U.S. “Special Performance Group”(SPG).
Who is the owner of the Saab 900 SPG?
A 1989 Saab 900 SPG owned by Peter Gilbert of Wisconsin, was driven over a million miles, before being donated to The Wisconsin Automotive Museum. Peter Gilbert claimed a million miles out of the turbocharging unit in addition to the engine itself. Saab gave Mr Gilbert a Saab 9-5 Aero. The typical Saab windshield shape is visible.