Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 08:44:59 -0700 From: B&D <NO_SPAMnopsamCOM> Subject: Re: Troque/hp Curves for 9-3
On 5/8/03 9:33 PM, in article 0jbmbvckc4j81qa0j2qb2cc6gj0bu8v65tnopsamcom, "'nuther Bob" <nonenopsam.nom> wrote: > On Thu, 8 May 2003 23:40:29 -0400, "Pablo" <pgiordanonopsam.net> wrote: > >> I'm considering to buy a Arc 9-3 model in the next couple of months, but I >> would like to know where can I get the engine torque curves for this model? >> I can see the peak values for torque and horsepower but I'm wondering what >> it is through the rest of the RPM range. > > > I think if you do a google search on this group you can find a pointer > somewhere. > > FWIW, Saab turbo's have some serious torque above 2K RPM up to the red > line. Torque peaks low and then stays solid throughout. Drive one, > take it on the highway, and give it a push at 2500RPM. You won't worry > much about charts after that. Yup - it works great for an auto tranny (in sport mode) as the torque is full up and available. For a manual, it works well also since you don't always have to downshift to overtake.