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On Saab Aero-X

The Aero-X is a concept car coming from Saab that was first unveiled at the 2006 Salon International del’Auto. One of the most unique selling point of the concept is its doorless design, that instead of the doors the Aero engineers opted for the canopy set-up where the driver climbs into the cockpit then lowers the cover. This means that it can offer 180-degree views for both the driver and the passenger. If you look inside the concept, the surely you’ll be taken by the premium features on-board. The concept features a clean Scandinavian design that has is bereft of the conventional dials and buttons. Instead of the usual buttons and dials, there you will find driving data on glasslike acrylic clear zones in graphic 3D images. The interior and the exterior lighting of the concept is by LED. It has an electronically adjustable suspension system and features 22 inch tires at front and 23 inch tires at the rear. The concept car measures 184.1 inches long and 50.2 inches tall and weighs over 3,300 pounds. The body of the car is crafted from carbon fiber.

What about the concept’s power? This Saab concept is powered by a 2.8L twin turbocharged V6 engine that runs on pure ethanol and can produce 400 hp. The car can go from zero to 62 miles per hour in 4.9 seconds and top speed was recored at 150 miles per hour.



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