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Old 10-01-2009, 08:27 PM
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Icon11 Bye bye Saturn!

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Old 10-01-2009, 08:40 PM
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

So no more commercials of that guy in the Saturn shirt saying "we're still here".

LOL, to bad for the Saturn sky red line, the only good car they made.
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

wow i thought they were among some of the better surviving GM companies. damn.
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This guy was cooler.
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i seen that guy every other day no wonder i havnt seem him lately in commercials b.c there not here no more after 2011 lol
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It's about time IMO.
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

"Saturn featured the iconic tag-line "a different kind of car company." GM's hope was that Saturn would attract younger buyers with smaller, hipper cars to better compete with Japanese imports. It built a new plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., devoted to Saturn production."

don't know if any of you read this in the article.....
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

ya haha. never was too fond of a plastic car. and I'd rather tale the Pontiac version of the sky instead. for reason I think it looks better
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

Eh if Penske could have found a way to manufacture their cars saturn would've stuck around....Kinda sucks though, it was looking like Saturn was finally starting to "get it". Not that I ever really liked their cars, but I think it just sucks that so much potential is now going to be gone....on the other hand though I suppose all of the higher level employees will just jump to other companies. But still...whatever.
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

My girlfriend owns a 97 SL1 and as ugly as I think the car is it's built like a tank. I always thought of GM as a bunch of idiots clinging to old technology except for the Saturn line. I mean come on, the 4.3 still had a dizzy til last year. I love the Sky most of all, but one of my favs was the 95-96 SC2. I worked at a Chevy/Olds dealership and didn't even bat an eye when they dropped Olds. But Saturn deserved a chance.
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

bye saturn
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

the sky was the only good looking car they ever made, the pontiac one looked as bland as all other pontiacs they made, with the exception of the G8. although i thought that aura would at least get them back into the econo car crowd.
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

I always thought saturn was like an ugly girlfriend she's not pretty to look at but she's a soldier
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Re: Bye bye Saturn!

Don't hate on Saturn too much, the Red-line Vue had a Honda v6 at heart. I hated the lack of power those cars had. Not one Saturn (until the Red-lines ) had any decent power. The body shapes were nice, just no punch, or suspension tuning or specialty cars.

Pontiac gone though? Criminal. One can only hope that the El Camino, and caprice are Holdens. Gm shouldn't have killed Pontiac.
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