General Motors to Auction Near-Classics from Corporate Museum

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Jalopnik.com reports General Motors will auction off a number of vehicles from its vaunted Heritage Center museum collection in an effort to raise cash to help offset the huge losses the company is faced with due to the global financial crisis. There are about 1000 vehicles of historical significance in storage that GM uses for the displays at the museum, but only about 150 to 200 of those vehicles can be featured at one time. On the list of vehicles to be auctioned are several notable Saturns from the past. The website says they will be sold at the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction held January 13-19 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

  • 1991 Saturn White 4-door

  • 1995 Saturn (1 Millionth)
  • 1999 Saturn (2 Millionth)
  • 2004 Ion Red Line
  • 2004 Ion Red Line
  • 2004 Ion Red Line
  • 2004 Saturn Vue Spring Special
  • 2004 Vue Red Line Street Play
  • Saturn Lola Race Car

Notably absent from the list is the first and last Saturns built in Spring Hill, Tennessee. Read the full story and view the entire list of vehicles to be auctioned by clicking the "original article" link below.

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