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Gotta stop Saabing now

General Motors has decided that Saab has reached the end of the road. [more inside]
posted by punkfloyd on Dec 19, 2009 - 98 comments

A True Convergence of Drinking and Driving

Saab's new 9-5 2.0T Biopower sedan runs on regular boring old gas and pumps out a respectable 148 horses. But, because its an FFV (Flex-Fuel Vehicle), fill it up with E85 ethanol (or grain alcohol to you, rummy) and, with the turbo (especially suited for use in ethanol powered vehicles because of ethanol's higher octane), the power is boosted to 184 horses while reducing the bulk of emissions and using a renewable energy source. Only problem is that there are only a little over 300 ethanol fueling stations in the US, it should be noted that the car is not aimed at the US market so our loss is Europe's gain (though not for long). [More Inside]
Read about it last night in the latest issue of Popular Science. Previous MeFi ethanol post.
posted by fenriq on Jun 17, 2005 - 20 comments


Whoops! Is it just me, or is anyone else having trouble looking at SAAB's US homepage in IE 5.0?
posted by bgluckman on Jul 6, 2001 - 16 comments

In the 'Automakers that don't get it' file comes this. Saab USA is spamming people to tell them about their new cars. Great, thanks to Saab USA's inept marketing department, I'll never buy a Saab in my entire life.
posted by mathowie on Aug 28, 1999 - 2 comments

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