Saab 9-X has designs on fresh air.(Image: )
With its innovative design the Saab 9-X The Saab 9-X concept car was developed by Saab in 2001 and first shown on the Frankfurt Auto Show. The 9-X was designed to combine the qualities of a coupe, roadster, station wagon and pickup truck in the same car. Air concept encapsulates beautifully how a future open-air Saab could look.
Featuring a unique canopy top and a wrap-around glasshouse that includes the rear screen, the 9-X Air breaks the mould mould,
n See mold.
mold. of conventional convertible design by offering four-seat accommodation within the close-coupled close-coupled
a characteristic of conformation, used usually to refer to a horse, meaning that the body is short and compact with no weakness in the loin; the costal arch to stifle distance is short and the flank region well muscled. proportions of a sports car.
Its distinctive silhouette silhouette (sĭl'ĕt`), outline image, especially a profile drawing solidly filled in or a cutout pasted against a lighter background. is defined by prominent rear pillars that mount the flat-folding canopy top and also anchor the separate, recessed re·cess
a. A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit.
b. The period of such cessation. See Synonyms at pause.
2. rear screen. Top down, the 9-X Air is designed to offer fresh air motoring free from buffeting. Top up, it assumes the look of a true coupoy.
The 9-X Air underlines Saab's leading role in convertible design and was revealed 25 years after the first convertible from Saab was shown at the international Frankfurt Show.
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