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The 2009 Saturn Sky roadster comes in two variations: base and Red Line. Traditional equipment on both Saturn Sky variants include 18-inch wheels, a glass window for the cloth soft top, air-conditioning, full performance accessories, a six-speaker CD/MP3 stereo system (with Ipod connectivity later in the year) and radio.
The 2009 Saturn Outlook is a big crossover SUV with seats for up to eight passengers. There are two trim lines: XE and XR. The base XE features 18-inch wheels, full performance accessories, heated look mirrors, cruise control, air-conditioning with back controls, Onstar, an MP3/CD player and radio.
It costs thousands less than comparably equipped Accords and Camrys -- and it looks, drives and feels like it. Saturn L-series Sedan offers the following pros: Extremely competitive pricing for this segment, customer-focused dealers, strong performance plant with V6, wagon availability.
In the nearly two years that have passed since Saturn brought us the compact Ion sedan and quad coupe, tweaks to improve sound deadening and revisions to the interior that eliminate the mismatched plastics and colors address some of the more glaring problems with the Ion. However, the driving experience remains untouched, and the Ion continues to discourage enthusiastic driving.
The midsize 2009 Saturn Aura family sedan is provided in two versions: XE and XR. The base-model XE comes traditional with 17-inch metal wheels with plastic covers, air-conditioning, full performance accessories, cruise control, a trip computer, Onstar and a six-speaker CD/MP3 stereo system with an optional stereo slot and radio.
It's the best small Saturn in years, but the 2008 Saturn Astra doesn't set any new benchmarks for the small sedan or hatchback segment. Saturn Astra Hatchback offers the following pros: Upscale dashboard layout, two-door model's sharp look look-and-feel, sporty handling. Saturn Astra Hatchback drawbacks are: No sedan version available, missing some increasingly common upscale comfort features.
The 2009 Saab 9-7X is a luxury midsize sport-utility car that seats five and is provided in three states of tune: base 4. 2i, midlevel 5. 3i and high-flying Aero. Traditional equipment on the 4.
After years of stagnation, Saab is reinvented with the cool Saab 9-5. It might not have the panache or engineering polish of its German competition, but it's cheaper, fun to drive and has a style all its own. Saab 9-5 Sedan offers the following pros: Compelling performance and handling; original layout inside and out; tremendous trunk; convenient seats; decent value for the class.
The 2011 Saab 9-4X is a stylish luxury crossover that packs in a lot of features. But it's slow for its class, and the Aero model is very expensive. Saab 9-4X SUV offers the following pros: Abundant features; capable handling; original look-and-feel inside and out.
The Saab 9-3X looks more muscular than the traditional 9-3 Sportwagon estate. It features bespoke bumpers, metallic underbody guards, a raised ride height and updated alloy wheels. The Saab 9-3X is based on the 9-3 Sportwagon and so features the same-sized loadbay. It is well shaped, but virtually each other big estate vehicle on the sphere provides more room.
The Saab 9-2X is available as a 4-door wagon only in two trims, 2. 5i and Aero. Traditional items on the 2. 5i include a 16-inch alloy wheels, back roof spoiler, tinted glass, cloth sport seatings, a height-adjustable driver bench, manual climate control, full performance accessories and a four-speaker, Single-cd audio system.
Rolls-Royce Motor Vehicles revealed the first layout sketches of its next new model. Known as Rolls-Royce RR4, the vehicle is thanks to be launched in 2010 and will sit alongside the Phantom model line-up. Rolls-Royce RR4 will be smaller than Phantom and powered by a new motor, original to Rolls-Royce. The layout was signed off in 2007 and engineering development is now fully underway.
Rolls-Royce Motor Vehicles has confirmed that a series version of the two-door, four-seat experimental vehicle, Rolls-Royce 101EX, will be launched in 2008. Production is planned to begin next summer. It will be hand-built at the company's manufacturing plant in Goodwood, England.
Renault Wind's length of 3. 83 meters sees the newcomer jack between Twingo (360, m) and Clio (403, m), and marks the addition to the Renault range of a new, compact, coupé-roadster concept that is ideally suited to everyday motoring. Renault sees no reason why the freedom associated with wind-in-thehair motoring should be the exclusive reserve of the higher-end segments.
The Renault Vel Satis is an executive vehicle manufactured by the French maker Renault. It was launched at the 2001 Geneva Motorshow to replace the already-discontinued Safrane and has nothing in common with the 1990s concept vehicle of the same name. The Renault Vel Satis is distinguished by its unusual height, which benefits dashboard room but results in rather ungainly proportions.
Small, purposeful and aggressive the Renault Twingo Renaultsport looks like it has been left in the summer sun and started to melt into the road. It has lower side skirts, much bigger wheelarches, updated bumpers and skinny low-profile tyres.
Cab Renault Trafic has improved ergonomics. Front seats with armrests and adjustable lumbar support (depending on modification) prevent the driver and passenger fatigue. The gear lever is built into the dashboard, making it easy to switch gears. In addition, it is equipped with numerous and convenient for everyday use storage compartments and pockets.
The Renault Clio is a supermini manufactured by the French manufacturer Renault. Originally launched in 1990, it is currently in its third generation.
New Renault Symbol is a new three-box saloon which features appealing look-and-feel. Its length of 4. 26 metres and height of 1. 43 metres ensure nicely balanced proportions. The harmonious forms of its headlamps and body colour look mirrors underpin the front end's status-enhancing looks.
With its swept-back headlamps and corporate grille, it's simple to tell that the Renault Scenic comes from the Renault stable. The side profile is less distinctive and looks like it could wear badges from a multitude of competitors, such as Seat or any number of Japanese marques.