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As you all may be aware, the Sky from Saturn will be released with a 260 Direct Inject, RearWheel drive for around $28,000.

If storage and space wasn't an issue, which one would you choose and what are your reasonings?

Sky PROS:
a) Good look
b) Great Sport suspension
c) Read drive
d) Dirct inject
e) Good Trany

Sky Cons:
a) Less space
b) not 300 HP
 

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Are you serious?? A roadster vs. a mini SUV?? Two totally different types of vehicles with different target audiences and needs. I'm not going there.


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Sky Cons{Con't}
Made By Saturn
Is A GM Brand
Has A Saturn Babge
Uses GM parts
Sucks Donkey Balls
28 is to high for any thing made by saturn
Is A Piece of Shit
The Company will go under within the next 10years and you won't be able to find parts
It is a Fake Exotic Sports Car and will make you look like a wanksta
Its Ugly
Its slow
No AWD
Everyone on the road will look indisgust as you drive around in a saturn
Every thing on the road will want to race. but you will lose cuz you're in a fake car.
The Saturn sign is not as cool as the rams head
There a different kinda crowd when you go to the GM side
You won't be able to get as many chicks in your saturn
Is Not A Dodge:mad:
 

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DodgeGirlKathy said:
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Absolutly not!

I own an SRT-4 now and I love it. I'm not sure the Caliber body would match the current SRT-4. So, I figure the Sky Red would be closer to Neon SRT-4 than Caliber SRT-4.

My only reasoning for considering it, is, RW drive, Direct inject and great tranny. I drove the Pontiac version and the six speed was very crisp.
 

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well the pontiac solstice gets a lot of looks from people sky and solstice are the same car!
 

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I saw a black solstice yesterday on the street. Finally. It was badass. But that's such a chick car. Even if they're the "same", I wouldn't drive a Saturn. Especially for 28k.
 

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Yeah $28,000 for a Saturn is ridiculous and wee-tawd-ed :D
 

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SRT_Rocks said:
Absolutly not!

I own an SRT-4 now and I love it. I'm not sure the Caliber body would match the current SRT-4. So, I figure the Sky Red would be closer to Neon SRT-4 than Caliber SRT-4.

My only reasoning for considering it, is, RW drive, Direct inject and great tranny. I drove the Pontiac version and the six speed was very crisp.
:eek: ok, I get your question now, with what you added here.

I'm gonna have to go with the Dodge. (Take my screen name away if I didn't! LOL) I've tried out various GM and Saturn vehicles and I didn't really "feel" any of them.
 

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Wouldn't the more appropriate comparison be between the Saturn Sky and either the Chrysler Crossfire or Dodge Razor (if it's ever produced)?
 

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RonRacer said:
Sky Cons{Con't}
Made By Saturn
Is A GM Brand
Has A Saturn Babge
Uses GM parts
Sucks Donkey Balls
28 is to high for any thing made by saturn
Is A Piece of Shit
The Company will go under within the next 10years and you won't be able to find parts
It is a Fake Exotic Sports Car and will make you look like a wanksta
Its Ugly
Its slow
No AWD
Everyone on the road will look indisgust as you drive around in a saturn
Every thing on the road will want to race. but you will lose cuz you're in a fake car.
The Saturn sign is not as cool as the rams head
There a different kinda crowd when you go to the GM side
You won't be able to get as many chicks in your saturn
Is Not A Dodge:mad:
i will probably only buy dodge products for as long as they keep putting out awesome stuff like they have, but damnit man, you make dodge owners look terribly retarded. get some sense and stop being such a stereotypical fanboi
 

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Not bad looks, nothing against GM's Saturn division, but definately NOT in the category of a Caliber or Neon for that. Seems to go with Honda's S2000??!?
 

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IMO, if you're wanting to be noticed by others while riding around - get the Sky. It's a spiffy design and will put you on display everywhere that you go.

I think the Caliber SRT4 is more of a "pocket rocket" for people who want speed, but don't necessarily want the attention to go with it. Of course, if you buy a SRT4, put lambo-doors on it, paint it purple, and put a 3 foot picnic table of a wing on the back..... well...... uh....... yeah.
 

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Haha...:D

Yeah, the Saturn should get you noticed but I'm not too keen on the vehicle itself. ;)
 

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dommo_g said:
That's what I said. It's a nice car, but it's for girls and gays.
I think you mis-placed a vowel in that comment? ;)

But really, that car looks good - although a manual top is going to be rather annoying for people who are lazy :p
 

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No, I think the vowels are exactly where he wanted them to be..:D
 

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rockstr3 said:
i will probably only buy dodge products for as long as they keep putting out awesome stuff like they have, but damnit man, you make dodge owners look terribly retarded. get some sense and stop being such a stereotypical fanboi
Retarded huh...?:cool:
First of all nothing i said can be argued to be wrong or stupid{maybe the ugly statement:eek: }
Secondly I am the "stereotypical fanboi" and i don't see how thats a bad thing? especialy seeing that we are in a forum specifily deicated to DODGE. I will say that i am one of the biggest MOPAR fans in here{no offense to the other big DODGE fan but i think some of you might just like your car and not MOPAR(but theres nothing wrong w/that:D )}
Thirdly GM SUCKS ASS!:mad: and that is a scienitific fact. Just look at their sakes record, or the fact that they have made some of the biggest pieces of shit know to the automotive world. Their is not a car comany i can't stand more. only GM can bring back the GTO{The Father of the Muscle Car Era} and it be the biggest flop and have to put the 2years later.
Fouth of all. Ya Mother.
 

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Firstly, I am not a "brand" guy. The people who run adn work the automobile industry (unless your last name is Ford) go from company to company with impunity. Lee Ioccoca was the guy who brought us the Mustang when he was with Ford, and then went on to save Chrysler Corp. from bancruptcy. The CEO of Porsche was (and still might be, for all I know) an American. Many of Nissan's, Mazda's and other foreign companies' designs come out of design studios in Southern California. Brand loyalty often doesn't exist on the executive floor if you work for an automobile company. Brand loyalty for a consumer can be very limiting and can lead to disappointment. I'm happy with my Dodge SRT-4, but just because Dodge makes it doesn't mean I would be happy with the Caliber. Another Dodge offering that doesn't show me much is the Charger. The Magnum's a winner, however.

In the case of Saturn, I had a 1999 Saturn SC-2, three door coupe. I bought it because buying anything more exotic after my one and only DUI (in July of '99) would've broken my bank as far as insurance was concerned. So, I had to swallow the "bitter pill" and go for something more basic than my usual rides. I was very, very pleasantly surprised by the Saturn. It was as reliable as the sun, got excellent milage, and, most surprising of all, was a decent road performer. Add to that basic package a set of aftermarket springs, sway bars and Koni shocks, a cold air intake system, a custom built exhaust, 16 lb., 17" alloy wheels and AVS Yokohama tires and custom built driver's and passenger's seats, and that little Saturn brought me a lot of driving fun for not a lot of money over 4 1/2 years and 78,000 miles of twisty roads. On the other hand, I wouldn't buy a new Saturn Ion unless I had no other choice, mostly because of that stupid dashboard! I would, however, strongly consider the Sky's new turbo model if I could use a two seater, which I can't.

Another excellent Saturn model is the AWD Vue, powered by Honda's powerful and reliable V-6 engine.

In closing, I'll relate this story about brand loyalty. In November of 1967, I became the owner of a brand new, 1968 Chevrolet Z-28. I was one of the original members of the Northern California Z-28 Association. In the summer of 1969, I attended the Trans Am race at Sear's Point Raceway in Sonoma, California. Mark Donohue, driving Roger Penske's Sunoco Z-28 (in reality, a GM factory racer), beat the Bud Moore (Ford's factory team) Boss 302 Mustangs of Parnelli Jones and George Follmer, by virtue of fast, efficient Penske pit work. But the Fords were, without a doubt, definately faster than the Camaros. I told my Z-28 club buddies, "I'm buying a Boss 302." "Ford's don't go!" they chanted. "Ford's suck!" "Wanna bet?" I asked. I put up a lot of money, betting about 12 other guys that Ford would win the 1970 Trans Am with their Boss 302 Mustang. Guess what happened?

Brand loyalty not only sucks, it can prove to be expensive!!







Two days after taking these pictures, I picked up my 2005 SRT-4.
 

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IMO, there's something inherently fun about blind support of something. Whether it's the Cubs, Knicks, Red Wings, Rams, BMW Sauber, whatever. But, as such, the verbal-trash-talking that goes with it makes it that much more fun ;)

Doesn't matter if TO was a crappy Eagle and now he's a Cowboy... you root for your home team because it's your home team. If there was logic applied to this type of stuff, the fun vanishes very quickly.

However, having people posting seemingly mindless banter using incomprehensible English probably doesn't help the local cause... unless you're rooting for Dale Jr. by the virtue of the fact that you're so blitzed that that big #8 is all you can make out on the track.
 

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umm... i happen to like the opel turned saturn .. if given the choice, i'd probably go with the sky [if they had a hardtop option]
 
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