How good is a Saab convertible?

It’s still a good car, plenty powerful enough for most of us and with a slightly softer ride than the Aero which most convertible buyers will probably prefer. You actually get more car in the SAAB than you do from Audi or BMW or Mercedes.

Does Saab make a convertible?

After 2003 Saab did not manufacture any cars in Finland, as the production of the 9-3 convertible then moved to Graz, Austria. In 2010 production of the 9-3 convertible was moved again to Trollhättan….Production.

Country Total
Cars (2010) 32,505
Cars (2009) 20,905
Cars (2008) 90,281
Cars (2007) 125,397

What is the Saab emblem?

The Saab logo is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable car logos in the world. It comprises of the head of a griffin – a winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion – which originates from the official coat of arms of Count von Skane, the company’s founder.

Is a Saab expensive to maintain?

The annual maintenance cost of a Saab is $908. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Is the 2006 Saab 9-3 a good car?

The 2006 Saab 9-3 is one of the better-handling front-drive cars on the road. A stiff chassis translates into a car that’s easy to place in the corners and satisfyingly precise on the highway. Still, we wish the sporty Aero model felt a little sharper when driven aggressively on twisty roads.

When did the Saab 9-3 anniversary convertible come out?

Saab 9-3 Anniversary convertible (Australia) The first generation 9-3, an updated Saab 900 (NG) was launched in 1998 for the 1999 model year. It was known to enthusiasts as the OG 9-3 (old generation) and internally as body style 9400. It continued as a full line through the 2002 model year.

Where was the Saab 9-3 Viggen convertible made?

As with the preceding generation, convertibles were built by Valmet in Uusikaupunki, Finland. Valmet was also the only plant assembling the 9-3 Viggen, in all three bodystyles. After production at Saab’s main plant ended, Valmet kept producing non-Viggen hatchbacks until 2003. Altogether, Valmet built 7789 Hatchbacks of all models.

What kind of transmission does a Saab 9-3 have?

The 175 hp (130 kW) version (2.0t) was standard in U.S. market Linear or non-U.S. market Vector form, mated with a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed ‘Sentronic’ which is a traditional automatic, not to be confused with SAAB’s earlier ‘Sensonic’ which was a manual transmission which allowed for shifting without a clutch pedal.