September 10, 2003

2003 Frankfurt Auto Show

Saab shows 9-3 Sport-Hatch concept

Saab Sport-Hatch concept

Saab Sport-Hatch concept
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Frankfurt, Germany – Saab debuted its 9-3 Sport-Hatch Concept, a four-door, four-seat wagon powered by a 250 horsepower 2.0-litre turbocharged engine with automatic transmission and a lowered, sports chassis sitting on 20-inch wheels.

The exterior and interior styling follows themes from the Saab 9-3X “cross-over coupe” concept presented last year and the current 9-3 Sport Sedan. Main highlights include: four-seat layout with central “clear zone” motif in front and rear; Information displays on demand via touch-screen functionality; glass roof and recessed load fixing points to eliminate roof bars; powered tailgate with innovative, integrated bike-carrying function; and extra storage floor below cargo deck.

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