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Saab 9-3 Turbo 1998-2012

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9-3 Diners Club4 Saab 9-3 Aero
Saab 9-3 Turbo Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo
Saab 9-3 Viggen Saab 9-3 Viggen
Saab 9-3 Aero Saab 9-3 Viggen Coupe
Saab 9-3 Turbo X Saab 9-3 Turbo X
Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible
Saab 9-3 2.0t Sportwagon Saab 9-3 20t Sportwagon

Saab 9-3 Turbo 2.3 Viggen Coupe (2000)
Country
Sweden
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
6.5
BHP
230 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
252 @2500-4500rpm
BHP per ton
172
MPG UK/US
29/24
Engine capacity CC/CU
2290/140
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
182.2
Width (in)
67.4
Height (in)
56.2
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2950

Additional Info: The 1998/99 Viggen had 225bhp. Other 1993-2003 models include a 150-154bhp 2.0t (low pressure turbo) 0-60 in low/mid 8 secs, a 185bhp 2.0t SE, HOT SE and HOT Aero with 0-60 in 7.0-8.0 secs and a 2.0 HOT S/SE with 205bhp 0-60 in 6.9 secs. Automatics are slower off the mark.

Saab 9-3 2.8 V6 XWD Turbo Saloon (2007)
Country
Sweden
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
5.4-5.9
BHP
276 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
295 @2150-4500rpm
BHP per ton
180
MPG UK/US
25/21
Engine capacity CC/CU
2792/170
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
AWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
183
Width (in)
70.9
Height (in)
57.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3378

Additional Info: Other 2003 on models include a 172-175bhp 2.0t Linear/Vector 0-60 in around 8.5 secs, 2.0t Aero’s with 207-210bhp 0-60 in around 7.5 secs, 2.8 V6 Turbo Aero’s with 246/251/276bhp 0-60 in around 6.6-7.0 secs and a 276bhp 2.8 XWD V6 turbo (Turbo X) see above. Automatics are slower off the mark.