FRANKFURT – The world's first horizontally opposed diesel engine could power a new baby Saab 9-1. The new engine is set to power Saab Automobile’s small car, currently being designed in Japan by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. Saab’s so-called 9-1 is based on next-generation Subaru Impreza 4-wheel-drive mechanicals. The big stumbling block for any 9-1 has been the lack of a diesel engine, believed essential for European buyers. However, Subaru and Saab engineers are investigating ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Saab Forging Closer Ties to Subaru" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.