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UK Saab dealers to get 9-4X crossover in late 2011

Saab has revealed its 9-4X crossover model which will enter the UK new car market in late 2011. Saab 9-4X Crossover will launch in UK in late 2011

The five-seater vehicle will be the third car line in Saab's range, alongside the 9-3 compact executive and 9-5 medium executive models.

Saab says the 9-4X will offer car-like handling and ride, and will be pitched as an alternative choice for independently-minded crossover buyers.

Design features include a wraparound-effect windshield, ice block lighting theme, driver-focused cockpit and flexible cargo handling.

Car-like driving dynamics are supported by Saab’s advanced all-wheel-drive system, XWD, and DriveSense adaptive chassis control.

Saab 9-4X crossover will launch in UK in late 2011Under the bonnet nestles a compact and efficient V6 turbocharged engine. The 300bhp, 2.8-litre twin-scroll turbocharging engine is mated to six-speed automatic transmissions under adaptive electronic control.

“The 9-4X significantly broadens the appeal of the Saab brand,” says Saab Automobile CEO Jan Åke Jonsson.

“It gives us entry to the fast-growing crossover segment with a vehicle that reflects our brand values in key areas, such as progressive Scandinavian design and sporty, responsible driving performance.

The 9-4X is an exciting package and we’re confident it will appeal to many existing Saab owners, as well as win new customers for the brand.”

 

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