Spy Shots: Beijing Auto B60 / Saab 9-3 hits the Beijing Roads

May 28, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

A Beijing Auto B60 was seen riding around the BAW factories in Beijing. But this time BAW didn’t even bother to hide any Saab-origins, as they did a bit on the Beijing Auto Show when the B60 debuted. This is due to la fact that the car on the pics ain’t no China-made car at all, the factory isn’t ready yet, it is a real Saab from Sweden. BAW is likely road testing the 9-3 for adjustments needed for Chinese roads.

Beijing Auto might start selling some rebadged Swedish Saabs as B60’s before the China-made-B60 starts rolling of the line. These will be more expensive but Beijing Auto can keep attention up. The factory is expected to be ready in a year.

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