The second-generation of Saab 9-3 was launched (now distant) in January 2002, at the North American International Auto Show for the 2003MY. Originally, the 9-3 was due to début with the Opel Vectra in October 2001, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but in July 2001, it was announced that delays had forced General Motors to postpone the introduction. Both cars were eventually introduced in March 2002, at the Geneva Motor Show.
The Saab 9-3 has all the techno gadgets you could ever want or possibly need, 9-3 was definately ahead of its time. New Infotaiment system introduced in 2004 (Saab Infotainment Plus), and It has the full sat-nav and infotainment system including bluetooth, and the box in the back for a SIM card. This is a really interesting video, good old Saab 9-3 has everything you could ever need:
The Saab Infotainment Plus system consists of a main unit comprising a radio and navigation unit. A CD player and CD changer for the cabin (in-dash) are available as accessories/options and a CD changer for the luggage compartment is available as an accessory.
The infotainment system can be operated using the steering wheel controls and the control panel. The control panel is linked to the Saab Information Display (SID), which is located above the main unit in the instrument panel.