During the tumultuous sale of Saab from General Motors to Spyker, product plans were left a little up in the air. While the new company said the 9-4X crossover would certainly be in the lineup, we learned today that indeed the 9-4X — the prototype is pictured above — is coming, and it will be revealed later this year.
The news was part of a press release touting the company’s newest ad campaign “Move Your Mind.” The release also says that the Saab lineup will continue to be powered by turbo engines.
STOCKHOLM/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch sportscar maker Spyker (SPYKR.AS) on Tuesday appeared closer to buying Swedish automaker Saab from General Motors , with the chief executive saying he was “doing everything” to seal the deal.
Trading in Spyker shares was halted in Amsterdam pending an announcement. The stock skyrocketed 77 percent on Monday on speculation it was near to agreeing the acquisition.
Spyker, which only produces several dozen handmade supercars every year, hopes to benefit from Saab’s technical resources and distribution network, while Saab, with annual production of over 90,000 cars, would get an injection of entrepreneurial spirit.
With the economic struggle of GM, Daimler Chrysler, and Ford; Leaves a lot of questions unanswered. The plug has been pulled on many concept vehicles, thousands have lost their jobs, and just recently the U.S. Government has forced GM’s CEO to resign due to lack on efficiency on restructuring a struggling company.
Saab’s future is at stake here, it is uncertain what Saab’s future will be, there is a lot of hipe about Saab’s Fate as the world news flod the interne, view some headlines.
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