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Saab 9-3 2.8 Turbo V6 Convertible

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Saab 9-3 2.8 Turbo V6 Convertible

2-door 5-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 187.5 kW / 251.4 hp / 251.4 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaabIssued from2007
Model9-3 2.8 Turbo V6 ConvertibleIssued until
Serie9-3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSaabCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4647 mm / 183.0 in / 183.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1437 mm / 56.6 in / 56.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2675 mm / 105.3 in / 105.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1506 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity58 l / 12.8 UK gal / 15.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Type Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke74.8 mm / 2.94 in / 2.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity465.33 cm3/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power187.5 kW / 251.4 hp / 251.4 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output67.2 kW/l / 1.476 bhp/cu in / 1.476 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque125.4 N·m/l / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions254 g/km / 409 g/mi / 409 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front314 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 inBrake diameter rear292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Saab 9-3 2.8 Turbo V6 Convertible

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