Frankfurt motor show: Saab 9-5

Official images of the brand new Saab 9-5 happen to be leaked in front of its official unveiling at September’s Frankfurt motor show. The brand new 9-5 is an important to the way forward for Saab underneath the possession of Koenigsegg and replaces the 13-year-old first-gen 9-5.

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The pictures are official press images and were leaked with a German magazine. According to GM’s Epsilon II platform, the brand new 9-5 features sleek styling with lengthy, sloping C-support beams and blacked-out A-support beams, allow it a plane-like wraparound screen, that is a nod towards the company’s aviation past.

It features an airy, open cabin along with a sleek, coupe-like profile, like the Vauxhall Insignia, while you will find Brought lights in the rear. Inside, the elegant cabin features leather seats, a main navigation system along with a thick-rimmed controls obtained from the Insignia.

Along with the 9-5 saloon – proven within its final production form, and due next spring – Saab engineers are completing a 9-5 Sport Combi estate and also the 9-4X Sports utility vehicle, which targets the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. Both cars are due later this year.

The 9-5 is going to be offered with two various kinds of suspension – standard and premium – along with the choice of four-wheel drive. Engines will vary from a turbocharged 2.8-litre V6 to some four-cylinder diesel that emits under 140g/km of CO2.

Pictures thanks to: http://world wide web.automotorsport.se/

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