The principle guiding the development and design of the Saab 900 line is that the form must be governed by the functional requirements. Every detail of the car demonstrates that we have been faithful to this principle. Saab cars have always been based on the same fundamental philosophy, to which they owe their high standard of road-holding, comfort, safety and practicality.
The 900 line includes several series of models, each of which represents a distinct performance class: the Saab 900 with the carburettor engine, the Saab 900 i with the fuel injection engine, the Saab 900 Turbo with the 8 valve turbocharged engine, and the Saab 900 Turbo 16 and Saab 900 Turbo 16S with the 16 valve turbocharged engine.
The long succession of recent accolades confirms the competitiveness of the Saab 900 line. In Japan, for instance, it has received a design award from the Ministry of International Tiade and Industry (MITI). One of the largest British motoring journals has awarded the Saab 900 Turbo 16 S the title of the "Best Director's Car". Not to mention the largest West German motoringjournal, whose readers have acclaimed the Saab 900 as the best mediumclass imported car for six years in succession.