Saab 9-3 Aero Carlsson launched

  • Celebrates Erik Carlsson's RAC Rally win
  • 0-62mph in 6.9 seconds, top speed 155mph
  • Just 96 examples will be made
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Saab has launched a special edition 9-3 Aero 'Carlsson' to celebrate the 50th anniversary of rally legend Erik Carlsson's victory in the RAC Rally.

The 9-3 Aero Carlsson is powered by a 276bhp 2.8-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine. The all-wheel drive car can blast from 0-62mph in 6.9 seconds and has a top speed of 155mph.

Average economy is 25mpg, while CO2 emissions are 269g/km.

The car has a long list of standard equipment, including:
β€’ leather interior;
β€’ sat-nav with voice control;
β€’ Bose stereo with 11 speakers;
β€’ electric front seats;
β€’ metallic paint;
β€’ six-speed automatic gearbox;
β€’ 19-inch alloy wheels.

The car costs 26,495 and only 96 examples will be made.