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Interior of Antara GTC Gets an Unusual Mix of Colors and Materials

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The fascinating contrast between a luxurious, classy look and solid, muscular details also abounds in the interior of the Opel Antara GTC. Warm tones and the generous use of leather are caught up in a charming interplay with technical materials like carbon fiber (seat back), stainless steel and aluminum (cockpit).

Antara is a Crossover between SUV and Coupe

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From the self-assured V-shaped radiator grill to the mighty 20-inch wheels of polished aluminum, the Opel Antara GTC study symbolizes a dynamism that breaks through conventional boundaries. It brings together the seemingly contradictory design patterns of a sporty coupe and a powerful SUV, and breaches both of them at the same time.

Opel Antara Gran Turismo Crossover Concept

With its four-wheel drive Antara Gran Turismo Crossover (GTC) concept vehicle, Opel demonstrates just how dynamic and athletic an SUV can actually be. With the characteristic three-door design, Opel shows a particularly sporty interpretation of an SUV and its dynamic design language in this special vehicle format.

Will the 2009 Saturn Aura Be Able to Drive Itself?

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The Car Connection reports that GM's Opel subsidiary is testing a self-driving Opel Vectra midsize sedan in Germany that uses enhanced adaptive cruise control and lane-drifting alert technologies. The publication says that GM hopes to launch the two driving-control takeover systems in Europe in 2008 as an $1830 option.

More in Store for Saturn?

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Saturn General Manager Jill Lajdziak hinted to the Detroit News this week that Saturn's expansion is not likely to stop with the addition of the Sky, Aura, and Outlook due out next year.

The Sky... and Beyond

In the beginning, back in the early '90s, Saturn had the three elements of enduring brands -- innovative and high quality product, great marketing, and a terrific retail experience. So what happened?

GM Global Units Play Key Role in Saturn Future

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The days of the all-American engineered Saturn are nearly over. In today's cut-throat marketplace General Motors has been forced to rethink how it designs and markets cars.

New Saturn Kappa Roadster Concept to Debut in January

Canada's GlobeandMail.com reports that Saturn will unveil an updated version of its Kappa-based Saturn Curve concept at the Detroit International Auto Show this coming January. The new concept car will lose its top, a la the Pontiac Solstice, but will sport Saturn's new signature European look that GM executives have been hinting at for the past few months.

GM Considers Selling Opel Cars in U.S. as Saturns

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Reuters reports that General Motors is considering bringing Opel cars to the United States, and selling them under the Saturn brand. The story confirmed rumors that indicated GM was looking to its European arm as a way to give Saturn fresh product that was different from other GM models sold in North America. GM wants to craft a sophisticated European image for Saturn.

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