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|First Test: 2011 Saab 9-4x|
|Motor Trend, or Motor Trend Classic? If Saab doesn't restart production in Trollhatten by the end of August, the print version of this story ought to be published in the latter. Although the 9-4x is the only Saab built outside of Sweden -- it's built in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, alongside the Cadillac SRX -- its future depends on Saab's flagging fortunes.|
Â The Caddy version of this Epsilon II/Theta-based, transverse-engine, all-wheel-drive crossover has been on the market a year, enough time for GM to spend some cash on much-needed chassis upgrades and a new engine. For 2012, the SRX comes only with the 308-horsepower, 3.6-liter direct injection V-6, replacing the 3.0-liter. The underdeveloped,...