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Its Still Not Too Late to Win $500 for Casting Your Vote in the Saturn "Kiss My Astra" Contest

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That's right, the Saturn "Kiss My Astra" contest is in its final week and two SaturnFans.com forum members are among 20 finalists in the running for a new car. The winner will receive a brand new Saturn Astra.

Motor Authority Has More Renderings, Information About the Upcoming Saturn Astra

New detailed artist renderings of the next-generation Saturn Astra have been posted by Motor Authority. The sketches are based on a prototype seen undergoing testing at the Nurburgring.

Automotive News: Next-Generation Saturn Astra to be Built in Mexico

Next-Generation Saturn Astra?

Earlier this month, Automotive News reported that production of the next Saturn Astra will move from Antwerp, Belgium to San Luis Potosi, Mexico when it arrives for the 2011 model year. "General Motors hopes to dodge the weak dollar that inflated the price of the current Saturn Astra compact with the next-generation model," said trade magazine.

Sporty New Saturn Astra XR

Clint Williams from the Cox News Service recently reviewed the 2008 Saturn Astra. While he thought the Astra could use more power, Williams was impressed with all of the uplevel features found in his test vehicle. "The Astra offers rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlights, a couple of nice features you wouldn't expect at this price," he wrote.

Another 2008 Saturn Family Photo

Another 2008 Saturn Family Photo

This image of Saturn's 2008 lineup of vehicles all painted in the same silver hue was actually included on the back of a handout discussing the EPA's new formula for calculating vehicle fuel economy ratings.

2008 Saturn Fuel Economy Ratings

Starting with the 2008 model year, the Environmental Protection Agency revised methods for calculating vehicle fuel-economy label numbers. The agency took into account real-world driving conditions, like increased highway speed limits, air conditioning use, and colder temperatures, so the numbers would be closer to what drivers actually get.

Detroit News: Saturn is GM's Brand for the Future

Saturn Astra XR 3-Door

As part of it's coverage of General Motors' 100th anniversary, the Detroit News profiled Saturn and discussed the brand's past, present, and future. Saturn is "in the middle of a transformation," five-time Saturn owner David Hyde, an automotive historian at Wayne State University, told the newspaper.

Cast a Vote, Take a Quiz, and You Too Could Win $500 in the Saturn "Kiss My Astra" Contest

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What do a donkey, a policeman, and a bride all have in common? They are among the twenty finalists who puckered up for Saturn's Kiss My Astra photo contest. The finalists, two of which are SaturnFans.com members, can be viewed at SaturnKissMyAstra.com. Visitors to the site can vote for their favorite Astra-kissing photo. The photo with the most votes will win the Grand Prize – a new Saturn Astra. The next five runner-ups will win $300 gift cards, and the remaining finalists receive $100 gift cards. But that's not all...

Two SaturnFans.com Members are Among 20 Finalists Selected in Saturn "Kiss My Astra" Photo Contest

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I received a couple of emails this weekend that made me very proud: two SaturnFans.com members' photos, spencerb's wedding picture and kpauley's donkey picture, were selected as finalists in Saturn's "Kiss My Astra" photo contest. Congratulations to both of them! The winner will receive a brand new Astra!! You can help choose the winner by casting your vote for your favorite photo at SaturnKissMyAstra.com. "Simply click on the images to see the entries and vote for your favorite," Saturn says on it's website. Voting ends September 28th.

Popular European Car Comes to America as a Saturn

Jayne Williams the "Woman at the Wheel" for the Texas Star-Telegram drove the the 2008 Saturn Astra XR 3-door automatic and recently wrote about it. Her Astra test vehicle, she said, "is also more versatile than your average coupe, since the rear seat back folds in a 60/40 configuration and the hard cargo cover can be removed to make the whole area behind the front seats open up to haul lots of stuff, even smaller pieces of furniture if you load it carefully."

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