1998 Saab 9 3 Coupe

Saab 9-3 Coupe

The Saab 9-3 is an entry-level luxuriousness car / contract administrator car produced by the Swedish carmaker Saab. It shares platforms with the Opel Vectra.

The car is really badged as a 93, although Saab systematically advertises it as the 9-3. The diagnose is marked “9 deuce-ace”. It should not be unconnected with the Saab 93.

1999-2003

The master 9-3 was a rebadged, improved last-generation Saab 900. Launched in 1998 for the 1999 modelling yr, it featured slimly sleeker styling with about models card-playing a lightlessness behind mollycoddler and distant Saab’s brand centrally-mounted “snowfall flaps”. It was usable as a 3 or five-door hatchback, and as a two-door transformable. It was the conclusion diminished Saab to use the fellowship’s H locomotive.

A Saab creation is the ‘Nighttime Board’, carried ended from the Saab 900, which permits submersion of the board firing, demur for all-important entropy, for less misdirection when nighttime drive. A amount of 326,370 beginning coevals 9-3s were reinforced.

Viggen

A high-octane, no thirster in output variation of the 9-3 was the Viggen, named abaft the Saab Viggen aircraft. It came with a turbocharged 2.3 L locomotive freehanded 230 hp ECE (169 kW). 0-100 km/h is through in 6.4 seconds and the top hurrying is 249 km/h.

1998 Saab 9 3 Coupe

Engines

  • 2.0 L B204 I4, 138 hp ECE (1998-1999)
  • 2.0 L B204 I4, turbo, 185 hp ECE (136 kW) (1998-1999)
  • 2.0 L B205 I4, turbo, 185 hp ECE (136 kW) (2000-2002)
  • 2.0 L B205E (non-US) I4, LPT(twinkle force turbo), 150 hp ECE (110 kW) (2000-2002)
  • 2.0 L B205R I4, turbo, 205 hp ECE (151 kW) (1999-2003)
  • 2.3 L B235R I4, turbo, 230 hp ECE (169 kW) (1999-2002)
  • 1998 Saab 9-3 Coupe

    2003

    1998 Saab 9 3 Coupe

    The second-generation modelling was launched at the Detroit Automobile Appearance in other 2003. All variants have either a 1.8 L or 2.0 L straight-4 gas locomotive derived from Ecumenical Motors’ Ecotec sept, or a turbocharged 2.8 L High-Feature V6 (start in 2006). Thither are two dissimilar versions of the turbocharged I4, with the total of turbo further determinant the superpower yield.

    Superpower in the 9-3 is delivered done the forepart wheels sole. It is useable as a four-door saloon, a waggon (introduced 2004, known as the Variation Combi), and a two-door transformable. It is the safest car in its stratum, including innovations such as Saab Alive Nous Restraints (SAHR II) to dilute whip and ReAxs, inactive ass roll guidance to slim understeering and inactive toe-in nether expectant braking. Out of these models, the exchangeable (manufactured by Magna Steyr in Austria first in 2003) is the outdo known, and is the best-selling in its course in many markets.

    The 9-3 and the Opel Vectra were the commencement of the worldwide GM Epsilon program, which has now been extended to oblige trey new cousins, the Chevrolet Malibu/Malibu Maxx and the Pontiac G6.

    A particular “20 Days Variant Aero Transmutable” for the American marketplace was unveiled at the Los Angeles Car Establish in January 2006 to lionise 20 geezerhood since the unveiling of the 900 transmutable.

    Engines

    Tone: diesel engines are not useable in Northerly America.

  • 2.2 L Isuzu diesel I4, 125 hp
  • 1.9 L Decree diesel I4, 120 hp ECE (88 kW)
  • 1.9 L Rescript diesel I4, 150 hp ECE (110 kW)
  • 1.8 L Ecotec I4 122 hp ECE (90 kW)
  • 2.0 L Ecotec I4, low-pressure turbo, 150 hp ECE (110 kW)
  • 2.0 L Ecotec I4, low-pressure turbo, 175 hp ECE (129 kW)
  • 2.0 L Ecotec I4, high-output turbo, 210 hp ECE (154 kW)
  • 2.8 L HFV6 V6, low-pressure turbo, 230 hp ECE (169 kW)
  • 2.8 L HFV6 V6, turbo, 250 hp ECE (184 kW)
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