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Aero gets graphite fiber effect. In most markets, car was badged 'Griffin'. In certain markets, like Switzerland, a 230 hp variant of the 6-cylinder was also offered in Vector trim. The 9-3 and the were the first of the global , which was then lengthened to accommodate four new cousins, the , the , and the. An electric version was to be launched in spring 2014 in the market.
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By that time, Saab had run into serious problems, but work on the PhoeniX platform and the 9-3 replacement continued, even when Saab went into voluntary reconstruction in September 2011. Saab PhoeniX Work on a third generation Saab 9-3 started in 2007, when designers in facilities in and began work on a design study. In 2003, Saab produced only the convertible model of this line — other models were replaced by the second generation 9-3. After the test, sales are scheduled to begin in Sweden in 2015. The package was available on 2. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557137105965 ; listingsSearchManager.
Contrast stitching on leather upholstery. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Archived from on October 10, 2008. The sale of Saab to Spyker was completed in late February 2010 and work on a replacement for the 9-3 was restarted virtually immediately. Some motoring journalists were critical of untamed torque steer in low gears.
It was the last small Saab to use the company's. The Viggen included a turbocharged 2. The work on the new platform culminated in the unveiling of the at the in March 2011. A limited edition of 96 Aero Carlsson 9-3 was released priced at £26,495. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. In 1999, the Viggen was the first 9-3 to use Saab's 7 engine management system.
The ePower is based on the 9-3 SportWagon, has a 35. Archived from on 14 August 2014. The 9-3 was first based on the and subsequently changed to the. Both cars were eventually introduced in March 2002, at the Geneva Motor Show. All models used the 2.
The convertible range lacked the all-wheel-drive option. During 2009 the 9-3X was launched at the Geneva auto show. Archived from on November 6, 2010. In October 2010 a number of prototypes were produced and evaluated against the prototypes made in 2007. Unlike the , the 9-3 is fitted with a like the Saab 9-5. The suspension went from harsh to firm, and the cabin was quietened.
Other changes included rear badging in line with all new saloon, 'ice block' style headlights, New bumper design, titanium metallic effect trim around instrument panel, gearshift, doors and glove box. Other than the diesel engines, all the first generation engines were versions of the. The Saab 9-3 was launched in 1997 for the 1998 model year essentially as a rebadged 2nd Generation 1994—1997 model , and succeeded by a redesigned 9-3 for the 2003 model year. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. It was named after the aircraft.
The new 9-3X came with two engine choices: the 1. The Turbo X made its North American debut at the New England Auto show in late November. When Saab finally filed for bankruptcy in December 2011, Castriota and his team had finished most work on the car's body and its engineering, with the interior remaining the last hurdle before completing the car, which was planned for Fall 2012. There were 21 cars, and 26 ones. Other vehicles using this platform included the and. There are three different versions of the inline-four, with the amount of turbo boost determining the power output. Other than the , the first generation 9-3 was the last to utilise this all Saab engine design.