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Old 09-10-2006, 02:07 AM   #6
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Default Re: Finally! Some wheel time with the Aura!

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Originally Posted by comcardi
From what I've read, the Aura technically isn't available until the Fall which is still about 2 weeks away. Saturn is suppose to do a marketing blitz to promote the Aura once the fall hits. My guess is there is limited or no advertising at the moment because Saturn wants to fill retailer lots with a decent amount of Auras before the customers start pouring in responding to advertising. I don't think it would be a good PR move to advertise a vehicle that you can only find 2 or three on the lot like they currently are.
You mean kinda like they did with the Sky/Solstice? Yeah, you still are lucky to see more than one on a lot! But, I think your theory is probably correct. When my sales guy called me Friday and said he had 3 Skys and 4 Auras on the lot, I thought to myself "Auras? They aren't even out yet, I thought?"... explains that eh?

I agree with the sentiment about reliability. The competition is pretty fierce in this market. I know most HonYota CamCord buyers want their cars to perform like their refrigerator -- silently and reliably for 10 years or better. But now GM has the 10 year, 100k warranty, so that should help assuage fears of the car crumbling in 37 months.

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