Flashback Friday: Saturn "Visions"

Flashback Friday: Saturn "Visions"

The news last week about Saturn's current owner magazine going all-digital got me thinking about the first Saturn owner newsletter. The first one that I can remember at least. Long before there was "Saturn 360" or even "Saturn Signatures," there was a quarterly publication called "Visions" that Saturn put together for owners, team members, and their families.

I seem to remember picking up my first copy at a local Saturn retailer, but then later receiving additional issues in the mail. From what I recall, Visions eventually evolved into what became the official Saturn CarClub newsletter. What you see here is the earliest issue of Visions that I can find in my Saturn archives from the spring of '93.

The format of Visions was a little different than the Saturn 360 publication that you can read today online, but the type of content featured on its pages was similar. There were no online digital versions or fancy glossy magazine covers. The eight-page periodical unfolded like a newspaper, and was printed recycled paper with a soy-based ink. It was chock full of in-depth information about different Saturn features, owner spotlight stories, and the latest updates from Saturn.

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Report: GM Wants $2.4 Billion in Canadian Aid for Next-Generation Buick Regal

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David Thomas from Cars.com Kicking Tires: If you think domestic automakers are only hitting up U.S. taxpayers for help, go north of the border. Canada's National Post newspaper reported today that General Motors is asking the Canadian government for $2.4 billion in aid. In exchange, it promises to bring a new Buick model — the Regal, which is already sold in China — to its Ontario plant for North American distribution. GM says it will position the Regal to compete with the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, but doesn't say what its new LaCrosse — set to debut in Detroit next month — will be positioned against.