Saturn

Saturn Car

Saturn is an American car manufacturing company which is a subsidiary of the General Motors Group. The company however functions independently from its mother company. Saturn Corporation came in 1985 when Japanese auto imports were doing very well in the American Luxury car segment and began with brands like Lexus and other such companies in the Eighties.

The company is however in plan of shutting down this section of Motor cars. Many of its assets are already owned by the Motor Liquidation Company now. Among the earliest cars from Saturn were the Saturn S-Series cars produced from 1991–2002. There were 3 Generations of S-Series Cars.

The first real change came with the 2000 Saturn L-Series mid-size car. It shared the GM2900 platform with the Opel Vectra, along with its engine, and was built at a GM factory in Wilmington, Delaware. The Saturn Sky is now being produced in the Wilmington factory along with the essentially identical Opel GT and the closely related Pontiac Solstice. The Saturn Astra comes in two trim levels (XE and XR) for five-door models, and a single trim (XR) in the three-door configuration. The 2009 Saturn models were the Sky roadster, the Aura sedan, the Astra hatchback, the Vue small crossover SUV and the Outlook full-size crossover SUV built off the GM Lambda platform. The company also offer two sub-lines of vehicles: "Red Line" Saturns are performance-oriented, while

"Green Line" cars are more environmental friendly hybrids. The Saturn Aura midsize sport sedan are designed for that fuel efficiency-minded customers who don’t have to sacrifice uplevel amenities. Saturn has two versions of Sky, Sky and Sky Red.
Saturn's first compact crossover SUV was the Vue, based on a globally used GM design. Saturn also introduced the Ion as a replacement to the S-Series. In 2005, Saturn began sales for the Relay, a minivan. That same year, the L-Series was discontinued. Outlook, a larger CUV than the Vue, and was the last year the Ion was produced. Saturn demonstrates that clean, practical transportation and stunning design can go hand-in-hand with the electric-drive. Saturn Flextreme concept Featuring General Motors’ breakthrough E-Flex electric propulsion technology provides up to 34 miles of all-electric, emissions-free range, as well as a sleek, monocab design. Recognized for its innovations in product design and production methodologies, the company has been the recipient of a great deal of positive publicity also.

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