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Opel May Drop Vectra Name in Favor of 'Aura'

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A few news outlets reported last week that Opel will drop the Vectra nameplate when it launches its next-generation midsize sedan.

Next-Gen Aura Spied

LeftLaneNews.com has some posted some pretty impressive spy photos of what is believed to be Saturn's next-generation Aura midsize car.

Aura May Move to RWD Platform in 2012

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Aura Expected to be More Powerful than Comparable Accord, Camry

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A draft version of this story was posted for a few hours in the middle of the night earlier today; it was immediately pulled when I woke up this morning. It contained some bits of erroneous powertrain information that should have not been included in the article; Saturn had previously announced the Aura's powertrain options last summer. The original story should have never been moved to public view on this site, and I apologize for any confusion that it might have caused.

Saturn to Unveil Four New Models in NY

General Motors will unveil a dramatically revitalized Saturn lineup with production versions of the all-new 2007 Saturn Aura midsize sedan, Saturn Sky Red Line performance roadster and Saturn Outlook crossover vehicle at the 2006 New York International Auto Show.

Saturn Has Big Plans for NY Show

More and more information is trickling in about Saturn's plans for the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) next month. While Saturn has not officially announced whether or not it will have any debuts at the show, rumors suggest that Saturn will have three, yes three, never-before-seen vehicles on display.

Aura Green Line Hybrid Coming

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The Chicago Tribune reports that General Motors has confirmed rumors surrounding the company's plans for a hybrid version of the upcoming Saturn Aura. SaturnFans.com has been reporting about a hybrid Saturn midsize car for quite awhile, but it is believed that this is the first time that a GM executive has publicly spoken about it.

Production-Spec Aura Set for NY Debut

Sources tell SaturnFans.com that the production version of Saturn's all-new 2007 Aura won't make a surprise debut next week at the Chicago Auto Show as widely speculated, but at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) in April instead. The confusion largely stemmed from a message posted on the Chicago Auto Show web site that said the Aura was to make its debut there.

Start of Production Dates for 2007 Saturn Aura, Ion, Vue

GM Canada's Fleet and Commercial website has published start of production dates for the 2007 Saturn Aura midsize car, Ion sedan and quad coupe small cars, and the Vue sport-utility.

Will the 2009 Saturn Aura Be Able to Drive Itself?

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The Car Connection reports that GM's Opel subsidiary is testing a self-driving Opel Vectra midsize sedan in Germany that uses enhanced adaptive cruise control and lane-drifting alert technologies. The publication says that GM hopes to launch the two driving-control takeover systems in Europe in 2008 as an $1830 option.

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2009 Saturn Sky Brochure

2009 Saturn Sky Brochure

Saturn asks potential customers to among other things, "Rethink Adrenaline," on the pages of the '09 Sky brochure. "It's high performance and high style without the high price," writes Saturn. "With an available 260-hp engine, a near 50/50 weight distribution, and a suspension that successfully balances handling and comfort, this head-turner is ready for anyone who wants to have fun and let the sun to shine in."