AT A GLANCE: SAAB 9-5 2.3T WAGON
What drives it? A 2,290cc, 220 brake-horsepowered, four-cylinder, turbo engine with a Sentronic five- speed automatic gearbox; front-wheel drive on 171/2-inch wheels.
How fast is it? Tops at 225km/h and sprints to 100km/h in 9.2 seconds.
How safe is it? Saloon version won a five- star NCAP test rating.
How thirsty is it? Swigs 15.5 litres over 100km in town on a 75-litre tank.
Is it Hong Kong friendly? Emits 371g/km CO2 in town, which is about the fug equivalent of 2.9 Smart Fortwos.
Available: HK$419,900 at Metro Motors (tel: 2838 6726). The price includes the Nordic Package (HK$32,000), metallic paint (HK$9,900), and 36-month or 80,000km warranty.