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Shortly after becoming the official supplier for ECU upgrades, aero kits, brakes, exhaust systems, and a few other modifications for Saab models on the US market, Hirsch Performance is getting to work with the beginning of what we’re sure will be a long list of tuning projects for the Swedish automaker. The first project unveiled was the 9-3 models shown at the Chicago Auto Show, and the next is this tuning package provided for the 9-5.

The name for the package comes straight out of the power behind it. Hirsch Performance has taken the 2.0T Turbo4 engine found in the Saab and equipped it with direct injection, a modern twin scroll turbocharger, and improved charge cooling. The result is a total output of 260 HP and a peak torque of 295 lbs-ft. Thanks to the twin scroll technology, the throttle response is also significantly faster. The 40 HP increase is accompanied by a new top speed of 155 mph.

The price for this upgrade is $1350 and can be applied to any of the models with front wheel drive and XWD, manual and automatic transmissions.

  • 2011 Saab 9-5 2.0T Turbo4 by Hirsch Performance
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    2.0T Turbo4 engine
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    155 mph
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  (517) posted on 08.22.2012

Saab is very dedicated in making futuristic looking cars. If they weren’t facing big issues, I presume that this company will dominate the market.

  (449) posted on 01.17.2012

I’m love with the futuristic design of this Nespresso Design. Well, I will surely be looking forward to seeing this one soon, and I hope that they include also some interior pictures of it.

  (727) posted on 12.27.2011

It looks so stunning and awesome on its aesthetic design. Moreover, it as well looks very decent on that. However, I don’t think that its engine output is already good enough on it.

  (594) posted on 10.10.2011

I’m impressed with the simplicity of this Saab, but I noticed that it is oozing with car appeal and angst. I’m also impressed with its 2.0T Turbo4 engine that can deliver 260 horsepower.

  (474) posted on 09.16.2011

I love the simplicity of this Saab, but it is oozing with car appeal! It didn’t need lots of designs or accessories. It will surely stand out on its simple looks.

  (444) posted on 05.6.2011

The price of this upgraded $1350 turbo will definitely a big for this type of model, It seems that the qualities of this car not so much interesting.

  (433) posted on 05.3.2011

Saab 9-5 OT Turbo4, I can’t figure out that is will be elongated for the long haul. It has less details to show up the capacity of this car.

  (134) posted on 04.25.2011

Its seems that the tuner doesn’t help at all to increase the speed performance of the car its still less powerful!

  (613) posted on 04.19.2011

hmm. Its kind of disappointing that they have used the turbocharged engine and yet its still less powerful!

  (473) posted on 04.6.2011

I was hoping to read some more information on the capability of the Turbo4. I’m not sure if the figure above is reliable compare to turbocharged engine.

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