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Finally. A nice looking Saab. New we need the Aero X and that little hatchback thing. Oh and a 9-5 based on that render quickening posted.
 

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Wow.....a GM CUV with unique styling...... :blink:
 

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I'm liking the looks of this alot. Now it comes down to if they can nail the interior down or not.
 

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I love it. Anybody know when Toyota plans to refresh the RX, because it's about to get owned by the 9-4X and SRX.
 

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I fail to understand why this vehicle is even necessary!!!
It's too big!!
It most likely won't take advantage of Saab's heritage for safety and drivability, but will be better than 9-7X. It will probably share too much with its virtual twin SRX.

And what's with that indent above the grille and right below the hood??

On a scale of 1-10... it's a 6. And that's being very generous.
 

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I fail to understand why this vehicle is even necessary!!!
It's too big!!
It most likely won't take advantage of Saab's heritage for safety and drivability, but will be better than 9-7X. It will probably share too much with its virtual twin SRX.

And what's with that indent above the grille and right below the hood??

On a scale of 1-10... it's a 6. And that's being very generous.
If your talking about the little circle indent on the hood then that is probably going to be the place where the Saab logo would be on the production version. Keep in mind this is still a tester and as such obvious logos pointing to a brands identity will be absent on vehicles like these or covered in electrical tape
 

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I fail to understand why this vehicle is even necessary!!!
It's too big!!
It most likely won't take advantage of Saab's heritage for safety and drivability, but will be better than 9-7X. It will probably share too much with its virtual twin SRX.

And what's with that indent above the grille and right below the hood??

On a scale of 1-10... it's a 6. And that's being very generous.
This vehicle together with the XWD system on smaller saabs is just to get back at subaru.
 

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I don't really think that it's too big... it's smaller than the 9-7x, and probably better packaged. I like the look of it too... I just hope that the Equniox C and D pillar treatment doesn't end up identical, as Saab deserves its own look and shouldn't be confused with anything else. I would rather have seen a new 9-3 and 9-5 and the 9-1 or 9-2 (I forget which one they're going to do)... but this is actually quite a nice looking vehicle.
 

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OH EM GE WHATS WITH THE HEADLIGHTS!
I see that people have stopped having a heart attack with preproduction headlights.
 

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If your talking about the little circle indent on the hood then that is probably going to be the place where the Saab logo would be on the production version. Keep in mind this is still a tester and as such obvious logos pointing to a brands identity will be absent on vehicles like these or covered in electrical tape
Nope
I'm talking about how the hood is slightly recessed above the grille and the grille actually protrudes into the hood a bit.
It has the overall effect of making the car look buck toothed.

I don't think the car is attractive.
Nor do I think the overall design is very becoming of a Saab with Saab lines.
Nor do I believe this car will have the safety enhancements Saab loyalists have come to expect from a Saab.
Nor do I believe it will be remotely competitive with the Volvos.... let alone the Acuras.
I also believe this car will share 80% of its specs with the SRX, providing no real appreciable differences between the 2 besides some light sheetmetal.

I hope to be proven wrong, but I seriously doubt it.
 

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I don't like it!

And i think it will be a flop for the European Market!

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Hmm, it does look better then I thought as it's coming along. The jury is still most definitely out for me on this one though; you can never really know until you see much more.
 
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