Saab’s next 9-5 leaked

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Published 3 September 2020

Desperatly in need of a facelift, enter the new Saab 9-5.

The leaked images show a hark back to Saab’s past design traits, but modernised with a sleek new profile.

The car’s wheelbase is said to stretch to 2.84m, which is up 14cm on the current model, and the overall length just over 5m.

Engine options will reportedly include a range of four-cylinder petrol and turbodiesel units including a biofuel model. There will also likely by an AWD flagship model with a turbocharged petrol V6 displacing 3.6L and developing upwards of 350hp (261kW). Other engines will include a 210hp (157kW) 2.0L unit and mid-level 2.8L V6. A petrol-electric hybrid model is also expected.

The new 9-5 will be built at Opel’s Ruesselsheim plant in Germany with production tipped to start in the middle of the year.

See a range of Saab 9-5s for sale here.