The Saab 9 1X is speculated to be a future subcompact luxury car from Saab Automobile. It would be based on the Saab 9-X Biohybrid concept car shown at the 2008 Geneva Auto Show, and expected to compete with other premium small cars such as the BMW Mini. No production date has been announced.
Saab Managing Director Jan-Åke Jonsson said the model would likely not be on the global GM Gamma platform, but did not confirm whether Saab would use a custom platform or a modified GM Delta II platform. Saab intends to build the vehicle at their Trollhättan factory. citation needed Saab's new owner Spyker Cars announced that they had plans to put the 9 until 1 into production by 2014.