General Motors Corp. will offer a flex-fuel 2L turbo engine in the Saab 9-5 beginning next year. The engine is designed to run on any mixture of gasoline and ethanol (E85) and delivers 180 hp, 20% more power than the base 150-hp 2L. Saab Automobile says 9-5s equipped with the engine won’t achieve any improvement in fuel economy in European city/highway driving cycles, but the engine should be 15% more efficient at high speeds. To accommodate the mix of fuels, Saab recalibrated the ...

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