Saab Aero X Concept 

  • 2006
  • 400 HP
  • 155 mph
With weight-saving carbon fiber bodywork, a lightweight powertrain, electronically-controlled suspension and all-wheel drive, the Saab Aero X is an exciting driver's car that promises a level of performance to match its looks.
Powering the carbon-fiber-bodied concept is a 400-hp twin-turbocharged V6 engine that burns 100-percent bio-ethanol.
by Car & Driver News (Apr, 2006)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Saab Aero X Concept


Aero X Concept
4.8 s
2.7 s

Top speed

Aero X Concept
155 mph
253 mph
220 mph

Data points Key details of the Saab Aero X Concept


Aero X Concept
400 HP
987 HP
750 HP


Aero X Concept
368 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
GT 86
150 ft-lb

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web


Saab Aero X Concept
But the Aero X is much more than that - it's a canvas to explore the potential signature cues for Saab's next generation product portfolio.
The 400 bhp, twin-turbo, BioPower V6 engine is fueled entirely by bioethanol, a sustainable energy source that is kinder to the environment by cutting fossil CO2 emissions.

Saab Aero-X Concept

Car & Driver News
Powering the carbon-fiber-bodied concept is a 400-hp twin-turbocharged V6 engine that burns 100-percent bio-ethanol.
Auto Shows arrow Saab Aero-X Concept This concept won't ever see production, but it shows us styling cues for future Saabs.

Saab Aero-X Concept

AutomobileMag News
But let's hope the Aero-X signals the design direction for future Saabs.
A week before its debut at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show, pictures of the gorgeous Saab Aero-X have leaked onto enthusiast websites across the internet.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Saab
Year 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.27 lb/hp
Maximum hp 400 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 368 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Cylinders V6
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12:1
Valvetrain Overhead camshaft
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
0-60mph 4.8 s


Drivetrain AWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 559/? 229
Rear wheels 584/? 292

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,307 lb
Width 75.5 in
Height 50.2 in
Length 184.1 in
Front track width 1,599 in
Wheelbase 110 in
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