Saab 9-5 BioFuel-biopower-car

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The Saab 9-5 BioPower™ is a car whose fossil CO 2 emission can be reduced by as much as 70 per cent to a standard petrol-engined car. BioPower technology means the 9-5 model is capable of running on a high-blend mixture of eco-friendly energy source bioethanol and (E85), or on pure petrol, any adjustment required by the driver.

First UK deliveries were in 2006. The BioPower engine is now in all 9-5 2.0t model ‘forms’ and

As its name suggests, the Saab 9-5 not only offers purer but more of it. Because Saab’s technology and engine management make it possible to take of bioethanol’s higher octane an impressive 20 per cent gain in horse power and 16 per cent in torque can be enjoyed when the car on E85 compared to when running on petrol.

Bioethanol – Renewable and Sustainable

is produced from a wide of biomass, including forest sugar cane and sugar making it a totally renewable and fuel source. When in high volumes with low of petrol, a potent yet environmentally-friendly known as E85, is created.

petrol and diesel, the consumption of E85 not significantly raise atmospheric of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), which is the gas that, according to some research, contributes to global This is because the emissions are released from the combustion of whilst driving are cancelled out by the of CO 2 that is removed from the through the natural photosynthesis when the crops for conversion to are grown.

A True Flex-Fuel Car

The beauty of the BioPower is that it can run on E85 or petrol in any without any adjustment needed by the Our engine management system adjusts for the blend of fuel so, if is no bioethanol available, the customer can run on petrol at any time, says ac Bergstrцm, President and CEO of Saab Powertrain AB.

Environmental Care with Performance

Because E85 has a much octane rating (104 than petrol, this the timing of the engine’s ignition to be producing more power risk of harmful ‘knocking’.

As a result, when running on the Saab 9-5 2.0t BioPower delivers 180 bhp and 280 Nm of torque, compared to 150 bhp and 240 Nm using regular petrol, is a significant 20 per cent increase in power and 16 per cent more This gives even performance. For the 9-5 BioPower Saloon, for the zero to 62 mph dash can be accomplished in 8.5 compared to 9.8 seconds when only on petrol.

A Swedish Success Story

The Swedish marque launched BioPower in its domestic market in 2005 to spectacular success. its launch, the BioPower derivative has for around 80 per cent of Saab 9-5 despite the fact that, it is only available in manual with one engine – the 2.0-litre turbo. In fact, the Saab 9-5 is currently Sweden’s best-selling outselling sales of all of its environmentally-friendly combined!

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