Tag Archives: Haldex

How does Saab 9-3X perform on Snow and Ice?

Every all wheel drive system is basically meant to make cars safer in less desirable weather and help with slipping. As far as the bad and hazardous road conditions and ice, that will be more dealt with on the tire side. With the right tires, it will absolutely do the trick. You have probably read many
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Saab XWD in Performance Driving

Across Australia, there are a number of Saab Car Clubs; Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, Queensland and Western Australia have a Saab club. Because of this, and due to the fact that in Australia, near Melbourne, is a perfect test track belonging to GM-Holden (Lang Lang Proving Ground), Saab is once (2007) decided to create an event for journalists,
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Saab XWD from underneath on a Saab 9-3X

Explore the XWD system Haldex (Fourth generation) on a Saab 9-3X in Jukkasjärvi with Jan Tammpere, Project Manager The New Saab 9-3 X and Kaj Zachrisson, Extreme Skier. Saab introduced a combination of Haldex Couplings on Saab 9-3 Turbo X in late 2007, called XWD (Cross-Wheel Drive). The main components of the new Haldex system are the
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Saab. A car that reads the road.

Here’s an interesting and rarely seen advertisements for Saab XWD System (Haldex Generation 4) from printed media. This Ad “A car that reads the road. What a novel idea.” has been advertised by Saab USA in 2009, in National Geographic, Wired, Runner’s World, Princeton Alumni Weekly, Bicycling, etc. And, in the commercial says: “Most all-wheel drive systems are designed to react
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Saab 9-3 TurboX driving through Australian Desert

This video was shot in 2008, at a Saab Australia promotional day for the Saab 9-3 Turbo X. The driver is Peter Johansson, a Saaber and one of the chassis engineer responsible for the development and implementation of the Haldex XWD system (integrated into the Turbo X). A lap of the dirt track at rally
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Saab Turbo X SportCombi Snow Drift [videos]

The car from this great video has 310hp/475 Nm of Torque. The 2.8 L V6 Engine is tuned by Maptun Performance. The Saab All Wheels Drive system called XWD is a 4th generation Haldex with electric Limited Slip Differential (eLSD). With the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) off, this is what happends. :) The exhaust and
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