Tag Archives: Opel vectra

Saab Design: Saab 9-3 Mk1 (NG900)

On the top, very rare picture, you can see Designer Geoff Wardle working on a preliminary 1998 Saab 9-3 scale model in 1993, just one year before the launch of the Saab 900 NG. The NG 900 was principally the work of Norwegian designer Einar Hareide and Björn Envall (head designer for 9000), and evolved from their
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Saab 9-3 – How It All Begun?

1997 Saab 900 received a facelift and renaming complementary to its new larger sibling: it would now be called the Saab 9-3. SAAB same year began the development of a completely new model Saab 9-3, new mid-size D-Sector model. Hatchback or four-door sedan, that was the question. Although hatchbacks have traditionally been very popular, and Saab has traditionally been known for
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The Wooden Scale model of the Saab 900 Cabrio NG

This is Valmet Automotive’s Christmas present to Saab fans: a true revelation for Saab Cabrio enthusiasts – the wooden scale model of the Saab 900 Cabrio NG used for wind tunnel testing! Influenced by General Motors (GM), in 1994 the “New Generation” (NG) SAAB 900 SE, based on the Opel Vectra chassis, was introduced. While this
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Classifieds’ Car Of The Day: Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible 2.8

Today, it’s this interesting Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible (£1,800) with VRX V6 Turbo 2.8 engine from  Opel Vectra (Skegness, Lincolnshire – UK). Engine 2.8 V6 turbo just had engine fitted with 80k by the previous owner (two owners) has a reciept of proof car is now on 85k clocks been changed to match the engine

SAAB powered Opel Vectras

This is Interesting story about the Opel Vectras in which are inserted Saab B204 engines. Below, you can read the most interesting parts of this great “swap” story. The B204, was based on the 9000’s B234, but in order to make the engine fit in the 900 the engine had to be shortened. This meant that
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