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Flashback Friday: The Last Saturn Ion

You may recall a couple of months ago GM had an auction, liquidating lots of classic cars. They even pulled the last built Saturn Ion out of the museum it was in to put it up for bidding. Well, this is that car. It was also featured in at least two articles on this website (here and here). This Saturn Ion is in fantastic shape, as it was stored in a museum. It now has 2,500 miles on it.

The polymer-paneled sedan features the GM 2.2 Liter Ecotec engine with automatic transmission and Goodyear 195x60x15 tires.

This Ion is up for sale because it was given to me by my grandfather and uncle as a wedding present after GM auctioned it off. I'm not a huge car person, so although it's a very nice gift, I really can't appreciate it very much for what it is. It's currently being used to just drive around town, pick up groceries... simple stuff like that. It really seems like kind of a waste. I hope to find it a good home where it can be truly happy. Thanks for your help!

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Flashback Friday: How Saturn Built a Brand

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Saturn launched its lineup of compact sedans and coupes in the fall of 1990 as an relatively unknown and untested manufacturer of "a different kind of car." The Saturn team did the impossible by implementing a set of strategies that included building quality vehicles and crafting an intriguing message that attracted car buyers who had written off domestic cars long ago. That was no small feat. In his book, "Building Strong Brands," author David Aaker set out to "not only to describe what was done but also to suggest the logic behind the strategies: why they were pursued, and how they were intended to contribute to the brand." He concluded that "although certainly some elements of the Saturn strategy may have been critical, it was the synergy of the total program rather than the power of any single element - that led to its success."