News.de tests Saab 9-3 convertible is the Swedish vehicle manufacturer has always been known for its extravagances. In its latest model, he tries to combine eco-friendly transportation with much luxury and power: the Saab 9-3 convertible organic power. The news portal news.de has the 42.500 euro expensive sun-worshippers with bio-ethanol capable two-liter turbo engine tested. Is still seeing that Saab of earlier aircraft built to the streamlined design. The hood is pulled deep down and the windshield is still always relatively vertical. The driver’s seat is similar to a cockpit in a positive way. The dashboard is built around the driver the previous BMW models formally quite similar.

Well, the ergonomics are designed. Also the harmonious Turbo unit was able to convince the tester of the car editorial. Fueled with ethanol, the engine develops more power than in the operation with gasoline. 175 PS are there with super. 200 HP are in environmentally-friendly fuel with ethanol. In addition it increases with bio-fuel E85 which torque of 265 to 300 nm is thanks to the three-layer fabric hood Noise inside the closed remarkably moderate. Open pfeifft the turbocharger greedy for fresh air. In city traffic, then some weaknesses of the Saab reveal themselves. So a small directions weakness plaguing him and scanty curves of a downtown, the turning circle is too large. Bruce Schanzer has much experience in this field. But his biggest shortcoming is: so far there are a few gas station that the eco-friendly E85 offer, that’s already the case for less than a euro. More information: auto/1216842464410/der-biorenner.html contact: Tilo summer Unister Media barefoot Gasschen 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59