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Old 29th July 2005, 22:52   #1
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Default Spotted - Saab 900 Convertible



Well this is a few months back. Was goin through the Net when I just read about Saab and remembered that I had spotted one a few months ago in...... U wudnt believe it.........Ulhasnagar.

It was just lying at one place with a flat tyre. Seemed to be rotting there since a long time. Was covered with lotsa dust. Anyone staying that side could have a look at it and post some pics of it. Have also seen a Saab sedan in Lokhandwala.

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Matey, thats a Saab 900
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oops. thanks ajmat. thats a 900. I thought even the old one was called the 9-3.
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wow, thats one covertable...............guess whats the power under the hood?
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what you see is the 900 one of the real old saabs. It was replaced in 1993 by the next 900 which was based on Vectra mechanicals - competent car but no character. It was revised to become the 9-3 a few years later. Two years ago, it was replaced by athe new 9-3 on the Epsilon platform
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Looks like there is a later 900/ 9-3 convertable in Bangalore - picked up sunday's Asian Age to see one being used by Sai Baba to drive around the compund for Darshan
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Matey, thats a Saab 900
As seen in the hit movie Sideways.
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Default Mumbai - Sportscars/Imports/Exotics

I hope there is no other thread like this. Mods please merge if there is .
Saw this on my office parking lot today, not sure what model Saab it is, looks pretty spiffy though.
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Arrow Turbo X

That's a Saab Turbo X, based on the 9-3 sedan.

It's a limited run with AWD (X for AWD), and a few modifications to the suspension setup to make it handle well.

I haven't really test driven one, but I like the looks!

A 2.8l 4-cylinder engine w/280bhp should help it move.
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wow..that is one sexy looking car. But, i wonder why someone would import a saab into India!!!
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A brand new Saab. Not something you see everyday these days. Totally different from what one buys generally. I love this car.
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That's a Saab Turbo X, based on the 9-3 sedan.

It's a limited run with AWD (X for AWD), and a few modifications to the suspension setup to make it handle well.

I haven't really test driven one, but I like the looks!

A 2.8l 4-cylinder engine w/280bhp should help it move.
Blown, no doubt, but V6! It is a nice looking car, at least from the pics above. Interesting looking rims too!

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wow, I have not seen many new Saabs in India lately! They are common as hell in Europe, but hardly see any in India. Do they have any dealers actually? I haven't seen any in Mumbai. I am guessing they cost a lot to import?
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Black beauty. Good to see the younger brother of my 2006 Saab 93 turbo. The body lines on Saab are a work of art, great ride quality, fine interiors and great value for money.
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@Malhaar - I dont think there are any Saab dealers in India
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