Flextreme

Video: GM "Beautiful Blue" Olympic Television Ad Features Saturn Sky, Flextreme

If you watched the opening ceremony of the Olympics Friday night, you saw the General Motors television ad that caused quite a stir in the Saturn community over the weekend. The sleek, red Saturn-badged vehicle that flashed across the screen at the end of the commercial had folks asking, "was that a Saturn?" Indeed, it was.

Photos from Saturn's Display at the 2008 New York International Auto Show

Photos from Saturn's Display at the 2008 New York International Auto Show

Sometimes work gets in the way of fun, and unfortunately this year I wasn't able to attend the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). Luckily my Dad was able to spend a day at the show as the site's official correspondent.

Automobile Magazine Advertising Supplement with Fold-out and Removable Poster

Automobile Magazine Advertising Supplement with Fold-out and Removable Poster

Virtually peruse through this beautifully produced multi-page Saturn full-line ad published by Automobile magazine in their April '08 issue. Look for the fold-out and removable poster-sized picture of a bright red 2008 Saturn Astra 3-door XR inside the last page.

Kelley Blue Book Interviews Jill Lajdziak

Jack Nerad, executive editorial director and market analyst at Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com website, talked to Saturn general manager Jill Lajdziak last week at the North American International Auto Show. The two chatted about the three vehicles Saturn unveiled at the show, as well as the brand's new, larger lineup.

More Saturn Photos from Detroit

Saturn Flextreme Concept

If you enjoyed yesterday's press conference at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, I think you'll really like the photos uploaded from the GM Style event, along with before, during, and after the product reveals. Stay tuned to SaturnFans.com for more Saturn auto show coverage throughout the week.

Jill Lajdziak Blogs About Saturn at NAIAS '08

Over at GM's Fast Lane blog yesterday, Saturn general manager Jill Lajdziak wrote about the three vehicles Saturn introduced at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS): the 2009 Vue Green Line 2 Mode Hybrid, the Vue Plug-In Hybrid, and the Flextreme concept.

Saturn Flextreme Concept Highlights

According to General Motors, the Flextreme previews new elements of Saturn and Opel design language, including more sculpted surfacing molding, clear style elements such as narrow, boomerang-shaped lights and a sloping feature line in the side graphics. The vehicle also marks the return of a popular Saturn feature from the past: quad coupe doors.

Electric-Drive Saturn Flextreme Concept Revealed

Saturn Flextreme Concept

Saturn demonstrates that clean, practical transportation and stunning design can go hand-in-hand with the electric-drive Saturn Flextreme concept, introduced today at the North American International Auto Show.

Welburn: Flextreme Hints at Future Saturn, Opel Designs

Automotive News recently talked to General Motors' vice president of design, Ed Welburn, about vehicle design. In an interview published Monday, Welburn told the publication that he loves "strong design, bold design, but it still has to be clean.

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AutoPacific: Penske Gets a "Gem" with Aura

AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award

The Saturn Aura won the 2009 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA) for top Premium Midsize Car, according to automotive research firm AutoPacific. Porsche and Ford Motor Company earned top honors in the 2009 IVA. The IVAs are based on owners' ratings of their new 2009 model year cars and trucks across 15 key vehicle attributes. The cars or trucks that owners would change the least are the most ideal. "In today's economy, car buyers take many factors into consideration - styling, safety features, fuel economy and more," says George Peterson, president of AutoPacific.