Saab 9-5 2012

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Saab 9-5


The Saab 9-5 is substantially extended and improved for Year 2012 by the introduction of the announced SportWagon and a series of including further reduced for all engines.

The much awaited adds five-door versatility to the attributes of the 9-5 Saloon, providing a alternative choice for premium customers. It is expected to become a player in a vehicle segment Saab, with its tradition for sporty but practical vehicles, has enjoyed sales volumes higher than saloon

Both the 9-5 Saloon and the SportWagon from more efficient and petrol engines, all of which reduced CO2emissions and improved consumption. Refinements include a of fine-tuning measures and the introduction of functionality. CO2emissions are reduced on across the range by 4.7%

Versatile: New 9-5 SportWagon broadens appeal

Efficient: All 9-5 engines reduced CO 2 and improved fuel

Fun-to-drive: Chassis improvements on UK roads

Stylish: New-look décor

Enhanced Specification: navigation and digital radio as standard

The Saab 9-5 range is substantially and improved for Model Year by the introduction of the recently announced and a series of enhancements, including reduced CO 2 emissions for all engines.

The awaited SportWagon adds versatility to the acclaimed attributes of the 9-5 providing a distinctive, alternative for premium wagon customers. It is to become a major player in a segment where Saab, its tradition for designing sporty but vehicles, has previously enjoyed volumes even higher saloon levels.

Both the 9-5 and the SportWagon benefit from efficient diesel and petrol all of which deliver reduced CO 2 and improved fuel consumption. include a host of fine-tuning and the introduction of Start/Stop functionality. CO 2 are reduced on average across the by 4.7% percent.

Saab engineers have also the latest 9-5 range even fun to drive. Extensive testing and work on UK roads has achieved ride refinement, particularly on surfaces.

Inside, the spacious is given a new look with the of metallic-like trim finishes for Vector SE and Aero variants. navigation and digital radio also become standard on all

“The latest 9-5 range customer benefits across the with lower emissions, fuel consumption, enhanced features and even better dynamics,” says Saab Britain Managing Director Toosey. “The New 9-5 SportWagon is a stunning addition to the range substantially broadens the appeal of our offer. It builds on Saab’s brand tradition for versatility, and provide a compelling choice for who value distinctive design, quality and great flexibility.”

The book for the latest 9-5 range is now with customer deliveries in Autumn 2011. The all-turbo line-up, with a choice of two and three petrol engines, a power bandwith from 160 hp to 300 hp.

prices range from to £39,195, the SportWagon adding versatility at a price premium of £1,200 over the Saloon.

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making its world premiere at year’s Geneva Motor the New 9-5 SportWagon now takes Saab into the mid-size, premium segment, where the brand great success with its predecessor.

Designed in parallel with its counterpart, the SportWagon shares the bold frontal styling and a dramatic, ‘wraparound’ rear graphic under a sweeping line which is extended by a rear spoiler. Imposing and a low slung stance give the car a visual appeal that nothing to the requirements of load practicality.

The deep cargo is optimised for space and ease-of-use. The split rear seatbacks down almost completely without having to move the squab or remove the head Careful attention to soundproofing in the bodywork attenuates noise, and resonance so that rear enjoy a level of interior similar to that of the saloon.

the seatbacks lowered, the cargo is over six feet long and an adaptable load capacity of up to litres, or 527 litres with the seats up. The side walls are flat and upright, creating a open space without any corners or rear wheel intrusions. Compartments in the side and under the floor offer stowage for small items.

roof rails, an adaptable cargo management system, a cargo cover and a 12-volt outlet all come as standard. For convenience, the tailgate is also with a remotely controlled, power operation.

Reduced CO 2 emissions, improved consumption

A series of fine-tuning have improved the efficiency of all 9-5 delivering an average CO 2 reduction and consumption improvement of 4.7%.

To economical driving, a gear indicator is now fitted as standard in the instrument display for all manual variants.

With projected CO 2 of just 125g/km (Saloon) and (SportWagon), the 160 hp, 2.0-litre TiD engine manual transmission now delivers efficiency. They qualify for excise duty and benefit-in-kind car taxation of only 18 percent.

In with manual transmission, engine features Start/Stop as standard. It automatically stops when neutral is selected and the is released, and restarts when the pedal is pressed to engage

Dynamic drive

The standard for Vector SE models now features ride and handling qualities a development programme by Saab drivers across challenging UK conditions. The suspension adopts front spring rates, settings and bushings.

The Aero chassis has also upgraded with the fully DriveSense function, featuring damping control and variable hydraulic power steering, now as standard. Advanced HiPer independent steering axis, suspension and multi-link H-arm suspension also becomes for all Aero variants.

Saab the industry-leading all-wheel-drive system, now an electronic, limited-slip differential as standard on Aero XWD models.


Improvements for Model 2012 also extend to the cabin with generous levels and new cabin décor

All variants are now fitted as standard a DAB digital radio and satellite featuring an 8-inch touchscreen and disc storage for map data. SE models also gain a main instrument display.

ambience is further improved the introduction of new dashboard fascia Vector SE interior features a metal’ look for the main panel, which is complemented by a pearl’ finish for the centre and door trims.

Aero are distinguished by a ‘mesh metal’ for the instrument panel and door while featuring a ‘black centre console finish.

To improve rearward vision parking, a rear view is offered as an option. It is mounted the rear number plate and an is shown on the 8-inch colour in the main instrument panel.

A Adaptive Cruise Control function is also available in with automatic transmission and a Display (HUD). It offers relaxing and less stressful particularly in slow-moving, congested conditions.

ACC uses a radar mounted behind the front then automatically adjusts the speed to maintain a safe gap to the on the road ahead. Full control is provided from 112 mph legally permitted) down to a Should the vehicle in front to a complete stop, ACC is re-engaged by a push on accelerator pedal.

A Distance Indicator (FDI) distance to the vehicle in front, and Collision Alert (FCA) a warning in the main information and the HUD if the vehicle ahead is too close.

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