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First Look: 2010 Saab 9-5

Out with the old, in with the new?

by on Aug.28, 2009

Just weeks after formalizing the sale of Saab to Sweden's exotic automaker, Koenigsegg, GM will reveal the 2010 Saab 9-5 at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Just weeks after formalizing the sale of Saab to Sweden's exotic automaker, Koenigsegg, GM will reveal the 2010 Saab 9-5 at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, which opens next month.

Mere weeks after its sale was announced as “final” but without the requisite government financing, the long-struggling Swedish automaker, Saab, will unveil what is arguably going to be the most critical new product in its history, an all-new version of the flagship 9-5 sedan. 

A prototype of the 2010 Saab 9-5, bearing the unmistakable imprint of the Aero X show car, will make its debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, next month, with the actual sedan due to hit showrooms late in the ’10 model-year.

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Like the Aero X, the new 9-5 features wraparound glass and a gently tapered roofline.  There’s also the Saab signature “hockey stick” beltline.  The overall look falls somewhere between the hatchback styling the Swedish company was once known for and a more traditional “three-box” sedan.

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