Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 01:47:40 GMT
From: "Davo" <>
Subject: Re: Driving a 9-3

2001 LPT (110kw I presume) is engineered with torque in mind rather than high revving turbo acceleration. In other words, the turbo is virtually operating from idle, hence no need to be aggressive on the clutch peddle as the car has plenty of grunt. Davo "Alan Zaza" <> wrote in message news:Ek3B7.136645$ > Alright. Bought a 2001 9-3 2Dr with 5-speed manual. I haven't driven > manual for a while so I'm a little rusty. I need to know from experienced > drivers the proper way of shifting to get off to a moderately fast start > where the turbo kicks in. Do I have to be really aggressive on the pedal, > or is it a matter of timing the clutch with the accelerator? I would like > to know how most people drive their Saab's I guess. Any comments > appreciated, thanks. > > -Alan > > > >

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