During the near-bankruptcy of the Chinese BAIC Saab was in Trollhättan including off the production lines of the old 9-5. Which is in China this figure a new career.
When Saab at the end of last year stood on the brink of bankruptcy, sold the Swedes include the production of the old 9-5 to the Chinese BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation). Since that time the Chinese have no grass grow: the Eastern is already finished 9-5 and is shown as the upcoming Beijing C71 car show in Beijing.
The engines are supplied in the car are the same as were used in the Saab. For now it remains only in the sedan, because they are crazy sedans in China. As the fate of the 9-5 SportCombi will be in China, is unclear.