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Year
2006
Make
SAAB
Model
9-3 2.0T
Color
Midnight Blue Metallic
History
A special "20 Years Edition Aero Convertible" for the American market was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in January 2006 to celebrate 20 years since the introduction of the Saab 900 convertible. For 2006, the two optional engines were a 2.0-litre turbo 4-cylinder and a new 2.8-litre turbo 6-cylinder. The 4-cylinder option had 12.3 psi maximum turbo boost pressure and turned out 210 hp (160 kW), while the 6-cylinder had 8.7 psi boost and turned out 250 hp (190 kW). The 2.0-litre 16-valve turbo 4-cylinder model was marketed in the United States as the 2.0T, replacing the Linear and Arc models sold until the 2005 model year. The United States 2.0T version was similar to the 2005 Arc except for U.S. Linear wheels were used. The Linear and Arc versions continued to be sold in most other countries. In the middle of the 2006 model year, at least for cars made for the United States market, the boot release button on the driver's door was eliminated, possibly to save costs. Cars made in the first half of 2006 have the boot release mechanism mounted on the driver's door. After it was eliminated, the only way to open the boot is to use the key fob (and the emergency release located inside the boot for use by people who climb into the boot).
2006 SAAB 9-3 2.0T (Midnight Blue Metallic)

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