The Saturn Flextreme Plug-in Concept debuted at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI, featuring General Motors’ breakthrough E-Flex electric propulsion technology that provides up to 34 miles of all-electric, emissions-free range. The onboard engine creates additional electricity to extend the vehicle’s driving range to a total of 444 miles (715 km).
General Motors started off the 2007 North American International Auto Show with a bang when its new full-size pickup, the Chevrolet Silverado, and its new midsize sedan, the Saturn Aura, won the North American Truck and Car of the Year awards.
“I just want to go, ‘YES!’,” said Jill Lajdziak, Saturn vice president for sales, service and marketing, while she pumped her fist in the air. “Sometimes you have… Continue reading
Saturn today introduced the all-new 2008 Saturn Vue, a compact five-door crossover vehicle with European design and sporty ride and handling. The vehicle was revealed at the Greater Los Angeles International
The new Vue is the latest Saturn model to showcase the brand’s new design character and intensified focus on driving characteristics. When it becomes available in the second quarter of 2007, it will be the fourth… Continue reading
Also onstage was the Aura production sedan, also based on an Opel (the Europe-only Astra). This midsize sedan has a standard 3.5-liter V6 and an optional 3.6 with variable valve timing and a six-speed automatic. Niceties like projector-beam headlamps and alloy wheels round out the package.
Saturn’s press conference at the 2006 North American International Auto Show was short and sweet. GM’s touchy-feely brand says they’re on a roll, and the flood of new product seems to make that point. The first debut was a three-door sport crossover called the PreVue, developed with Opel and possibly presaging the next Vue SUV… Continue reading
The other Saturn being shown was the Outlook minivan/SUV/crossover thing. With seating for eight and a bold new front end, it should handily outsell the small-for-US Relay. It packs the 3.6-liter V6 standard, with 269 horsepower and 247 lb.-ft. of torque.