Having had this for 3 years now with only 17,000 miles, we figured it was time for some mods. For starters, we went with new wheels ... 18" wheels. Borbet Type CA wheels has the classic look and met the tough German TUV standards for performance. The stock 17" wheels, although sporty, were getting a bit worn from use. Too many dings and too many potholes.
We went with Avon Tech 550 tires to replace the stock Michelin Pilots. Heard good things about these. Latest silica/rubber compound. Nice tread pattern. Good poor weather traction.
This is what the Saab looks like with the new wheels. Smooth...