Saab up to bigger things in Geneva?

Though prevailing wisdom has suggested Saab's upcoming Geneva Motor Show concept is a small roadster, UK's Channel4 is reporting that the embattled automaker is actually up to something altogether larger.

According to their sources, the Saab showcar will be a two-door, 'DB9-sized' coupe on an all-new platform. What's more, word is that Swede is to be fitted with a stonking corn-fed 400 bhp bi-turbo powerplant. Further, the Biopower (ethanol-capable) engine is rumored to be a derivation of the Holden 2.8 six-pot used in Saab's 9-3 sedan.

Though the Swedish automaker has built its reputation on high-powered, front-wheel-drive offerings, 400-ponies through the nose-end roundy-rounds strikes as excessive (300-horse Caliber SRT-4 or no), even for Trollhatten's torque-steer happy boffins. Ergo, expect all-wheel-drive, and a possible Aero-X moniker.

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