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Raising the Roof: Saab Celebrates 20 Years of Open-top Motoring

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Photo Credits: Saab Automobile

2006-01-02

Raising the Roof: Saab Celebrates 20 Years of Open-top Motoring

Los Angeles, CA – Saab is celebrating two decades of Convertible sales success by announcing an anniversary model, the Saab 9-3 Convertible 20 Years Edition, starting in the country where the story began.

The concept of a practical, all-year-round, ‘four season, four-seater’ soft top was pioneered by Saab when it launched the first Saab 900 Convertible in the United States market in January 1986. A limited production run of 400 units with 175 hp, 2.0-liter turbo engines was an immediate success and the following year the Saab Convertible was taken into full global production.

Now, more than 240,000 Saab Convertibles later, the 9-3 ‘20 Years Edition’ Convertible is being unveiled back in the United States as the latest expression of an iconic product that combines sporty design with surprising functionality, the core appeal of the Saab brand.
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