This is 9000 CD, in September 1988, Saab premiered the four-door sedan body style with a slightly more aerodynamic nose. Known as the “CD“, this was originally available only with the turbocharged engine. In this 9000 is built B204R egine, wich was briefly available in the 1999 9-3 Aero (U.S. market ‘SE’) model. B204 was in production in the Saab 9-3 until 2000, when it was replaced by B205.
The B204 engine became a very popular engine swap for Opel Astra, Calibra, Cavalier and Vectras with the GM T-body platform, in Scandinavia in the mid 2000s – the engine uses the same mounting positions due to sharing the same platform.