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Saab Turbo X

Car Name: Saab Turbo X
Brand Name: Saab


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The Saab Turbo X adds a new dimension in chassis control to Saab's unrivalled experience in turbocharging. It is the result of a development program that leverages the full potential of Saab's innovative XWD system, with the car's sports tuned suspension, brakes and electronic control systems all aligned to meet a single need: driving satisfaction.

Saab XWD is an active all-wheel-drive system designed to optimize vehicle handling and stability. Its sophisticated electronic control allows fine balancing of drive torque, not only between the two axles but also between the rear wheels. In effect, this stretches the performance envelope of the chassis, for example, raising the threshold at which ESP throttle and braking interventions are triggered. The result is closer driver involvement through 'positive force' chassis control.

Driver control is taken a step further on the Turbo X by the eLSD, the first application of an electronically-controlled, rear limited slip differential in this segment of the market. It uses inputs from the rear wheel speed sensors and can transfer up to 40% of torque between the drive shafts, to whichever wheel has more grip. When cornering hard, this yaw damping effect helps the rear of the car more closely follow the direction of the front wheels.

Stopping power is also increased with larger brake discs fitted: internally ventilated (345 mm diameter x 30 mm) at the front and externally ventilated (292 mm diameter x 20 mm) at the rear. Standard 235/45 R18 tires ensure excellent mechanical grip for the 18-inch alloy wheels.

The powerhouse at the heart of the Turbo X is a 24-valve, 2.8-liter V6 turbo engine generating 295 lb-ft of torque between 2,150 and 4,500 rpm and maximum power of 280 bhp at 5,500 rpm. The advanced specification includes a lightweight, all-aluminum construction with a 60-degree angle between the cylinder banks for perfect balance, variable inlet valve timing and twin-scroll turbocharging. It is offered with a choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

Chassis
Brakes F/R:ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Tires F-R:235/45 R18
Driveline:All Wheel Drive
Engine
Type:Turbocharged V6
Displacement cu in (cc):170 (2792)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:280(206) / 5500
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:295(400) / 2150-4500
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Performance
Acceleration 0-60 mph s:5.5
Top Speed mph (km/h):155 (250) - electronically limited
Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):n.a.


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