First photos of the new Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition hit the net

First photos of the new Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition hit the net

Celebrating what it is described as "the first anniversary of Saab's rebirth as an independent carmaker", a special party will be held by Saab at its Trollhattan plant in Sweden on Wednesday, February 23.
There are voices that question Saab's independence, considering the fact that the firm strongly bases its current portofolio on GM and the new 9-4x is one example for it was based on the Cadillac SRX, being built in Mexico, at the Detroit automaker's Ramos Arizpe factory. After having sealed an agreement with BMW for the supply of 4-cylinder engines, the company is actively looking for help for the development of its future models.
The first pictures of a commemorative edition model based on the 9-3 Convertible have spread on the internet recently and Saabunited reports inform that the 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition will limit to only 366 units, symbolizing one for each day that has passed since Spyker.
An orange-coloured turbo instrument needle, numerous Hirsch interior features boasting style and refinement, such as grey leather seats with a center strip and piping in orange, new 18-inch alloy wheels, as well as the bespoke Sunset Red color are unique features that make this car special.
Concerning its powertrain, sources state that a 220HP 2.0T Biopower engine will be integrated in the special edition model.


First photos of the new Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition hit the net image First photos of the new Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition hit the net image
First photos of the new Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition hit the net image