Saab 9-5 Sport Combi US-Specs Leaked

Saab 9-5 Sport Combi US-Specs Leaked

Swedish car firm Saab has been in the news much more than even they would have liked to in recent months, mostly because the company seems to be on the verge of bankruptcy on a weekly basis.

But while its CEO Victor Muller is looking for the money train to keep the company on track, Saab itself is preparing to launch the 9-5 Sport Combi in the US-market.

According to a pre-launch brochure that has made its way onto the internet, the Sport Combi will come very well equipped. The standard list of equipment include panoramic sunroof, heated seats, keyless start and a cooled glove box. An eight-inch touch-screen navigation system is also included. All this standard equipment will mean the base price won’t be cheap, and no pricing has been announced yet.

The launch engine will be the 2.0-liter, turbo-charged, four-cylinder unit which produced 220-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. That motor will be mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox and Saab’s Cross-Wheel Drive (XWD) system.

So if you’ve been lamenting the passing of the Volvo wagon from our shores, Saab might be coming to the rescue, if only they can only stay afloat.

Check out the leaked brochure below.

GALLERY: Saab 9-5 Sport Combi Brochure


[Source: Autoblog]

  • CurtInFalcon

    Do you really expect to see this car make it to the US? Saab has only produced cars for ten days during the past three months. Even with the additional funding that came in this week, Saab hasn’t come to agreements with all of its suppliers. And, if Saab does start production again, it will be just in time for the worker’s annual July/August holidays and there won’t be enough people to run the production line. Saab will be broke again in three months due to poor sales. Plus, a near $50,000 wagon with only a four cylinder 220HP engine will not sell in the US even if it does arrive.