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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Saab 9-3 Independence Edition Convertible - official pictures and data

It's official. Besides the 9-5 SportCombi (another first pictures are also here) and a new 9-3 Griffin Range SAAB introduced also the Saab 9-3 Independence Edition Convertible. Looks great !

First some data from the press release :

  • just 366 examples will be produced
  • it is based on Aero specification
  • engines : 2.0 liter gasoline 220 hp,  1.9 liter turbodiesel 180 hp and a Biopower version for gasoline or E85
  • six speed automatic or manual transmission
  • five spoke, 18-inch alloy wheels with a satin chrome/black finish
  • orange trimmed beige sports leather seats and glovebox
  • carbon-fiber look leather finish for the instrument panel, handbrake, gearshift molding and door handles
  • driver ‘welcome’ message in instrument display, unique turbo boost gauge
  • orange stitched sports leather steering wheel and carpet mats with grey piping

This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the start of sales for the first Saab Convertible.

And the pictures : 

Looks very very nice, this will be a nice and rare piece. Yummy.

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