Tag Archives: XWD

Supercharged and Turbocharged Saab 9-3 (500hp) by MapTun Performance

Last week MapTun Performance posted a teaser of their tuning project in the dyno and it is now time to tell you more. This car has been presented before as “Project Saab 9-3 Lillebror” and it still is the same concept with both turbo and supercharged engine. The last time they worked with the car they
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Saab 9-5 NG Aero XWD – Winter Dance

See very rare footage of Saab 9-5 NG Aero XWD – XWD+ Turbo+ Snow = full enjoyment! It seems that most of you hide away your cars for the winter. I just changed to winter tyres, a XWD must be driven in snow. In this video new Saab 9-5 NG XWD demonstrates its ability in the snow.  As
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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 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 9-3 Turbo X – whole car for Parts

Very interesting auction in the Indianapolis – 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X whole car for Parts (or repair). Current Bid i $2,000 USD and the car has 226k miles (363,712 km) – according to many Saabers, This is the highest mileage XWD car they have seen. Many Saabers think that the Bid price is quite low, but the insurance company totaled it. But it
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Saab Turbo X in the snow

Saab XWD drive is designed to spatially differentiate itself from the rest of the game , and stylized detailing evokes the look of the legendary black Saab 900 Turbo . Turbo X is sold on a market in a limited edition , only in black and with a special , beautiful 18 “alloy wheels that
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Saab 9-5 on the test-track Hällered

Second day in Trollhaten we started early tour of the production facility and comes out the new Saab Saab vehicles on a single production line, which they characterized as a state-of-art. After introductory presentations Gunnar Brunius executive director of production which has presented the production capabilities of the factory, technical and technological base, the presenter can
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Saab 9-3 TurboX

What would you say if you auto-start after the computer signaled “Ready for take-off!” – Thought to be an airplane. Well, just such an effect and causes a feeling of Saab 9-3 TurboX the Limited Edition release, which I now at least briefly had a chance to ride. The Limited Edition series is very rare
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Saab Turbo X arrived in Serbia

Here’s the real exclusives ! Although there were some indications that the latest and most complete technical Saab model with all-wheel drive four-wheel drive ( XWD ) come to Serbia at the end of the year , in all this amazing car came to us through MVM Motors. The XWD is designed to spatially differentiate
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