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Autoblog Turbo-X picture page

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I didn't see any interesting posts on the upcoming Turbo-x or Black Turbo so here it is.

http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2008-saab-turbo-x/391859/

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supposed to be limited production 280 HP turbo V-6 with XWD... 0-6 mph in 5.7 sec

Intelligent Saab XWD for superb handling and roadholding

Rear eLSD gives torque transfer up to 40% between wheels

2.8 V6 Turbo with twin-scroll turbocharger, variable valve timing

Sports tuned chassis optimizes all-wheel-drive benefits

Engine:

2792cc. V6. Aluminum cylinder heads and block. Twin-scroll turbocharger, intercooled. DOHC, 24-valve. Variable valve timing (inlet). Dual-mass flywheel. Bosch Motronic ECM

Max power: 280 hp (206 kW) @ 5,500 rpm. Max. torque: 400 Nm @ 2,150 - 4,500 rpm

Bore/stroke: 89.0/74.8 mm. Compression Ratio: 9.5: 1. Max. Boost Pressure: 0.8 bar.

Transmission:

Saab XWD, all-wheel-drive. Electronic rear limited-slip differential (eLSD)

6-speed manual or automatic gearbox

Suspension:

Front: MacPherson struts and gas shock absorbers. Anti-roll bar. Hydroformed sub-frame.

Rear: Indep, four link, incl. toe-link. Coil springs and self-levelling shock absorbers. Anti-roll bar. Sub-frame.

Steering:

Rack and pinion, hydraulic power assistance. Turning circle (curb to curb): 11.7m.Lock to lock: 2.75 turns

Wheels, Tires:

18 x 7.5" , 235/45R18,

19 x 7.5" , 235/40R19,

Brakes:

Hydraulic, dual circuit, vacuum booster. Discs: 345 mm / 292 mm (all ventilated)

Performance Data (preliminary figures)

0 - 100 kph: Sport Sedan: 5.7 secs (manual)

SportCombi: 5.9 secs (manual)

80 - 120 kph (5th gear): Sport Sedan: 7.9 secs

SportCombi: 8.3 secs

Top Speed: Sport Sedan: 250 kph (manual)

SportCombi: 250 kph (manual)

Fuel consumption/CO2 (combined cycle, L/100km):

Sport Sedan: 10.9 / 259 gm/km (manual)

SportCombi: 11.0 / 263 gm/km (manual)

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I love the wheels.

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Would've been so good if they took the opportunity to release a coupe version. But nonetheless this one's hot.

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i could really love a car like this. yummy. i hope the upcoming new 9-5 has a performance option and cross wheel drive like this.

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