Driving along the Monaro Highway in the vicinity of the Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, in a Saab 95 Sport estate is a “dream come true” for the photographer at heart. The vivid colours of the mountainous regions: blues, greens, greys and reds were all there in their different shades. Exterior colours on the stylish Saab 95 Sport Estate are many in number, and the glistening “snow silver” was perhaps very fitting for the tour along Monaro Highway, but there are nine options in total.
Interior materials are beautifully crafted, and inside the Saab 95 Sport Estate there is a quality feel exuded from the spacious 95 Estate cabin. Tactile materials that are stunningly matched in their colour coordinations make sitting in the Saab 95 Sport Estate a very sophisticated and elegant event. The seats caress and fit snugly around the curves of the spine, and in the rear, leg space is very good. Of course touring is no problem at all when the massive loading space is utilized to the maximum with the rear seats folded completely down. A colossal 1500 litres can be swallowed up inside this luggage space, making the touring capacity, even with the rear seats up, simply sensational. Loaded to the hilt with extravagant features the Saab 9-5 Sport Estate is a very pleasant place to spend a heap of time travelling between Australian cities or across town to work, or to school for the kids. This is a genuine premium product that Saab has brought to Australia, and will be enjoyed by many who have fallen for the sexy Swedish Estate lines. The Saab 95 Sport Estate is one of the best looking wagons on wheels.
Safe? Very! Saab has placed oodles of premium safety features inside the 95 Estate that have earned the car a five-star crash test result. There are two models available: the Linear and Aero models. Both come standard with: a first rate Anti-lock Braking System, a cargo net, cargo tracks in the luggage compartment floor, central locking with a remote , a centre rear head restraint , door locks with a deadlock driver, passenger airbags, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, head/thorax side airbags, headlamp washers , headlight elevation control on the facia, high-level brake lights , an engine Immobiliser, Isofix rear-child seat anchorage points , a load-shifting protection system in the rear seat, a remote Saab Anti-theft Protection Alarm, Saab Active Head Restraint (SAHR), a tough reinforced Safety cage, seatbelt pre-tensioners and three-point rear-seatbelts .
On the road, you have plenty of power to burn. The quickest of the Saab 95 Sport Estate’s four engines is the superbly fast 2.3T High Output Turbo engine that is petrol fed and puts out 191 kW of power through traction controlled front wheels. Maximum power is reached at 5300 rpm and the hefty torque figure of 350 Nm gives plenty of take off from any speed. The engine is linked to a five-speed auto that is quiet and clinical in its operation. A 0-100 km/h time of 8.5 seconds and a top speed just shy of 250 km/h makes this estate something very special. The other three engine variants are: a petrol fed 2.3t Low pressure turbo 136kW unit, a 2.3t BioPower (ethanol/petrol) 154kW unit, and, to complete the accomplished Saab 95 Sport Estate range, a 1.9TiD diesel fed 110kW unit. The diesel motor can deliver 5.9 litres/100 km economy on the open road, a 200 km/h top speed and smooth responsive performance. The diesel engine is linked to a robust, technologically advanced five-speed automatic transmission.
A great family wagon, or business companion, the Saab 95 Sport Estate will impress with its swoony styling, tight handling and comfortable interior.
The current model series includes the:
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