Aug 3, 2007

Saab announces limited-edition 9-7X Aero

2008 Saab 9-7X Aero
2008 Saab 9-7X Aero; Click image to enlarge

Detroit, Michigan – Saab has announced a limited edition of its 9-7X SUV, the Aero performance edition, which will reach the marketplace early this fall. The new model features a 6.0-litre V8, 20-inch wheels and tires, unique paint and custom interior touches.

The 6.0-litre V8 delivers 390 hp and 395 lb-ft of torque, with zero to 96 km/h acceleration under six seconds. It will feature unique Carbon Flash Metallic paint, Aero-specific 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, and “Aero” embroidered on the leather seats and embossed into the floor mats.

Unique to the Aero’s version of the LS2 6.0-litre V8 is a composite intake manifold, adapted to help produce balanced torque and horsepower. Maximum towing capacity will be 2,994 kg (6,600 lbs). Pricing in the U.S. for the Aero will start at US$45,690.

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