The last 26 hand-finished, right-hand drive Saab 9-3 Convertibles are no on sale in the UK, giving the fans of the Swedish brand to keep a memorabilia of their good old days. The models secured for UK sales are the MY2012 high-spec version of the 9-3, featuring refreshed exterior and interior styling, They are sort of collectible items.
These 26 Saab 9-3s are a mixed bunch. Three levels of specification are available; SE, Aero and Independence Edition. Engines are all turbocharged and a 160hp and 180hp, 1.9-litre twin turbo diesel engine and two new 2.0-litre petrol engines providing power outputs of 163hp and 220hp respectively.
The best model you can nail is the Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition is powered by a 180hp, 1.9-litre twin turbo diesel and comes with a six-speed automatic transmission as standard. Only 7 of this one is available, which makes it very exclusive. The Independence edition is mainly distinguished by Amber Orange metallic paint finish, 18-inch wheels, and carbon-look interior trims.
Pricing for the Saab 9-3s start from £22,750, but they might sell for much more than that, being the last ones and all.