Saab continues to actively live, but in China, in other brands.
The Beijing Auto Senova D60 has been launched on the China car market. The Senova D60 is based on the second-generation Saab 9-3. Beijing Auto bought the rights to the Saab 9-3 and Saab 9-5 from GM in 2009. The deal included the Saab-developed 2.0 turbo and 2.3 turbo four-cylinder petrol engines.
Power times three: a 1.5 turbo with about 150hp, a 1.8 turbo with about 180hp, and a 2.0 turbo with 204hp. The latter is based on the good old Saab 2.0 turbo. Transmissions: 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic. Size: 4650/1720/1450mm, wheelbase is 2675.
Price starts at 119.800 yuan and ends at 168.800 yuan, and that is slightly more expensive than expected. The final production version of the Senova D60 debuted last month on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show.
Senova has big plans for the D60. Planned production for 2015 is 300.000 cars.