Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 23:35:57 +0000 (UTC)
From: "murphwiz" <nutz76nopsamternet.comUHOH!>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9.5 V6 engine question....


"Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:_bPd9.16429$rd2.10746nopsam-binary.blueyonder.co.uk... > The V6 from the Carlton (say, GS3000i) produced around 220 BHP which is what > the Vaux Vectra V6s clock in at - it was a fair monster. It's very likely > that the descendant of this engine that is in the new Vectras (the modern > Cavalier equivalent) is the same V6 in Saabs. > OK The Carlton, NEVER had a V6... used a straight 6, along with the senator... The Cavalier V6 used a 2.5, as found the the NG900, the Omega used the very very similar 3.0V6 found in the 9-5,(near identical to the 90000 V6) Both V6's Opel/Vauxhall derived, however, the 3.0V6 turbo found in the 9-5 has been heavily revised for the 9-5 to take into account Trionic 7 and its use of asymetric turbo chargering... (1 turbo, driven from 1 cylinder bank, but charging both banks!) a bit of a first, and still ( I believe) unique...

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