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Old 06-15-2008, 01:06 PM   #1
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With 2009 just right around the corner, I came across this "family" photo of Saturn's 2008 models. From left-to-right, you can see the '08 Saturn Outlook, Astra 3-door, Aura, Sky, Astra 5-door, and Vue. The models are pictured in front of the brand's recently approved retail facade.

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Old 06-15-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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Aw they look so happy!


P.s I hate that whole silver/gray!

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Old 06-15-2008, 09:45 PM   #3
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So where is the 2008 Saturn S-series?

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Old 06-15-2008, 10:36 PM   #4
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So where is the 2008 Saturn S-series?
I think they're calling it the Astra!

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Old 06-16-2008, 05:14 AM   #5
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Wow charlie, you seem really optomistic about this whole Astra thing. It doesn't seem like many other members are setting off the same vibe

Perhaps it will be a hit. Do you have any recent numbers on how many have been sold?

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So, when is the homecoming in Belgium? (Or are they waiting until they move production to Mexico?)

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Perhaps it will be a hit. Do you have any recent numbers on how many have been sold?
There have been barely 2,000 Astras moved since going on sale in January. Each month's sales tally increases from the prior month, but there's a lot of inventory on hand at dealers. There should be some kind of incentive to move the metal for summer, or at least a decent lease offer. It doesn't help that there's hardly any advertising for the Astra, hatchbacks have always been a hard sell in the lower forty-eight and that some dealers think the Aura XE-4 provides more car for a similar cost.

Charlie, that's a nice photo of the Saturn line side by side, but why does GM always feel the need to photograph silver cars?


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Charlie, that's a nice photo of the Saturn line side by side, but why does GM always feel the need to photograph silver cars?
Good question. Its probably because its easier to see each vehicle's styling lines better with white or another darker color. Just a guess. Anyway, I recently found another "family" photo of the 2008s that has each in different positions and painted in different colors. Look for that one tomorrow on the main SaturnFans page. It also should also be large enough to use as a desktop background on your PC. That's how I'm using it anyway.

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