Prices for the 9-5 model begin at £26,495 (€29,472) for the 9-5 Vector SE fitted with the 2.0 liter TiD diesel engine good for 160 PS (118 kW) and range up to £37,995 (€42,265) for the 300 PS 2.8T 9-5 Aero.
Saab has announced UK prices for the upcoming new 9-5 model.
Prices begin at £26,495 (€29,472) for the 9-5 Vector SE fitted with the 2.0 liter TiD diesel engine good for 160 PS (118 kW / 158 bhp) and range up to £37,995 (€42,265) for the 300 PS (221 kW / 296 bhp) 2.8T 9-5 Aero.
The 9-5 will come in those two trim levels, Vector SE and the more expensive and better-equipped Aero. The Aero range comes with an assortment of additional options as standard including special front and rear bumpers, dual exhaust pipes, bi-xenon headlights, leather-finished sport seats, alloy pedals, sport chassis and 19-inch alloy wheels.
The engine range for the 9-5 is an all-turbo lineup, with two diesels and three gasoline/petrols in the mix. Besides the 160 PS diesel there is also a 2.0TTiD which comes in a 190 PS (140 kW / 187 bhp) configuration, designated with an added 'T' for twin turbo. The gasoline/petrols include a 1.6 liter turbo with 180 PS (132 kW / 178 bhp), a 2.0 liter turbo with 220 PS (162 kW / 217 bhp) and the 2.8 liter turbo with 300 PS (221 kW / 296 bhp).
Saab is aiming to position the 9-5 model as a "top-of-the-line contender in the premium saloon segment," according to the press release. The near-premium brand's goal is to make the model competitive on price with major premium competitors such as Audi and BMW.
The 9-5 model is available for order at UK Saab dealers as of today. See the press release below for full pricing details.