Saab 9-1

Saab 9-1

As you already know Saab will unveil at the Geneva Motor Show the Concept version of the 2010 9-1, a model that will compete with BMW BMW 1-Series, Audi A3 and Volvo Volvo C30 models. It will be based on the Opel Astra architecture, with engine options including a 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol units.

Saab today revealed a new image of the upcoming concept that give us a better idea of what to expect in Geneva.

As previously reported, Saab will unveil 9-1X Concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The 9-1X is the preview version of the 2010 Saab 9-1, a model that will compete with the BMW 1-Series, Audi A3 and Volvo C30 models. It will be based on the Opel Astra architecture, with engine options including a 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol units.

Saab 9-1X Concept Teaser Image

Saab today revealed the first teaser image of the concept on its official site.

Even if we can’t tell much from the teaser image, the Aero-X inspiration is obvious. More details will follow.

Source: Carscoop

General Motors will unveil at the Geneva Motor Show an "entirely new concept car", called 9-1X. The concept will be a preview version of the upcoming Saab 9-1 Saab 9-1 . The future Saab Saab will be a Mini Cooper competitor designed with a conventional, vertical B-pillar. The 9-1 will be a three-door or a five-door hatchback.

The Saab 9-1X is expected to incorporate styling cues from the Saab Aero X concept.

According to Motor Trend, the model needs to be priced between $20,000 and $25,000 to turn a profit.

Source: Motor Trend
Saab 9-1 Concept to be unveiled in Geneva

We were saying few weeks ago that the Saab 9-1 Concept will be unveiled in UK at the London Motor Show. But those rumors were wrong. Saab Saab designer Anthony Lo has confirmed that the 9-1 Concept will be unveiled much earlier: in march at the Geneva Motor Show.

Even if Saab did not released any info or official images, we can tell that the 9-1 will be built on the Opel Astra platform and is the preview version of a model that comes to compete with BMW 1 series, Volkswagen Golf and Volvo C30.

As any other concept or model released by Saab lately, the 9-1’s design will be inspired by the Saab Aero-X Concept.

Under the hood there will be a 1.4 liter turbocharged engine, but a hybrid engine will also be offered.

More details will follow, stay tuned!

Posted on by Rafael Schwiddessen 0

Now that Volvo had launched their small car in the model pallette, the C30, the second car brand from Sweden, Saab, is preparing an answer. The 9-1. The design direction Saab will be heading in, was presented with the Aero X concept. The 9-1 features many of those design clues.

A while ago we reported that Saab Saab will use design cues from the Saab Aero-X Saab Aero-X Concept into a production version car. Now, the Teknikens Varld magazine put this news into fact and got the first impression over the next 2010 Saab 9-1 Saab 9-1 . As reported earlier the new 9-1 will be powered by a range of engine used in Opel Astra, starting from the new 180Hp 1.6 Turbo to OPC’s 240Hp 2.0 Turbo. Both 9-1 and the next Astra will share the new Delta Delta platform. Built in the factory of Trollhattan, sweeden, (...)

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