Tag Archives: Saab XWD

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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Classifieds’ Saab Of The Day: Saab 9-5 NG Aero XWD Hirsch

The last of its kind – unicorn! 2010 SAAB 9-5 XWD V6 Hirsch Performance, 330hp, Hirsch stainless steel quad exhaust, 20 inch rims, Head-Up Display, rear seat displays in front seats… Powered by a Hirsch upgraded 330 hp 2.8L V6 – which uses a twin-scroll turbocharger and gets variable valve timing on both camshafts – is a
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Saab Turbo X: Haldex XWD in Slow Motion

Saab XWD, an acronym for Cross-Wheel Drive, is an advanced all-wheel drive system designed by Haldex in partnership with Saab. Also known as Haldex Generation 4, it is an intelligent permanent all-wheel drive system that can pre-emptively and continuously change torque distribution before wheel slip occurs. In this video, we can see Saab XWD in Slow Motion
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