Saab is trying desperately to remake itself as a premium player in a market rife with competitors offering sharp styling and competent handling. The Swedish automaker has been in a marketing and design rut, which it intends to rectify by offering a new compact model that takes aim at the MINI and other small-sized competitors like the Volvo C30.
We brought you spy shots of the updated Saab 9-3 SportCombi wagon a couple of weeks ago, but a similarly updated Saab 9-3 Convertible has just been caught in the same area and this one's not covered in snow. The new grille inspired by the Aero X is present and we can see clearly now how the new curved hood meets up with it. The front and rear bumpers are both new, and the door handles for the n