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Saab 9000 Ecosport Prototype

Saab 9000 Ecosport PrototypeSaab 9000 Ecosport Prototype

Many of classic the Saab 9000 Aero‘s key features were previewed in ’92 with the Saab Ecosport prototype (1992).

The odd thing about this concept is that its very tough to find info about it through SAAB. Its not listed as a concept car on the Saab museum website.

Saab Ecosport Prototype

The high-performance Saab 9000 Ecosport’s advanced engineering focuses on four primary categories: environmental responsibility, safety, driver enjoyment and individuality.

Saab 9000 Ecosport schema
Saab 9000 Ecosport schema

Just a few of the innovative Ecosport’s integrated components are:

Saab 2.3 engine with Thermos
Saab 2.3 engine with Thermos
Saab Ecosport Thermos
Saab Thermos

a) a low-emission, multi-fuel 2.3 liter, 255 bhp engine, a unique heat storage device known as a thermo accumulator, UV headlights;

Saab 9000 Ecosport Prototype Wheels

 

b) aggressive 17-inch, three-spoke alloy wheels with a new generation of low-rolling-resistance tires (Super Aero aluminum alloy wheels were derived from the Saab Ecosport prototype and reduce unsprung weight which further improves the 9000 Aero’s road manners, and enhances communication or feedback between driver and road surface.);

high-performance aluminum brakes with 4-piston calipers

c) high-performance aluminum brakes with 4-piston calipers; and

famous Saab seats
famous Saab seats

d) specially-designed, body-molded seating that delivers the ultimate in comfort, especially suited for high-performance motoring.

Saab Ecosport  two-stage deployment airbags
Saab Ecosport two-stage deployment airbags
Saab Ecosport  Chassis Reinforcement
Saab Ecosport Chassis Reinforcement

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