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Old 06-01-2005, 04:48 PM   #1
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A new love: Saturn Sky

Well I hate to say it but my next car may not be a Ford. Yes, I know it's a horribable thought but It was love at first sight when I saw the beautiful sky, coming out in spring 2006. It's pushing 170 hoarse power, and I'm sure by 2007 they will have their redline addition which should push it around 210 I figure stock. The car will sell for under $25,000. We'll I'm sold and unless Ford comes out with an economy roadster to compete i think Saturn has my buissness!!!



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car does look good...saw it in a preview a couple of months back
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Personally I like the Solstice better - they're basically the exact same car (nothing new for GM there), you just choose which one has styling that appeals to you. Plus the Sky comes better-equipped standard, so the price starts higher than for the Solstice, Sky at $25,000 vs. Solstice at $19,995.

Granted, Pontiac got that low price by making things like power windows and air conditioning options, but still... that's a $5,000 difference. I'd rather start "at the bottom" and option my way up, than have a car that comes "pre-optioned" with some things I may not even want.

A two-seat convertible is, of course, not a very practical car. But I'm definitely keeping my eye on the Solstice and seeing how the price goes... in a year or two I just might do it, especially since by that time there should be a more powerful model becoming available.
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Yes, it is very nice but personaly I much prefer the styling of the saturn, the pontiac resembles the lexus to me, and after I get the upgraded audio system and all the extas i want it will end up being the same price. What I realy would like to find out is how the handeling of the two cars compare!!

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well ford does have something to compete with it its called the mazda miata mx-5
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Old 06-01-2005, 05:19 PM   #6
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yes but it's ass ugly and under powered and it's a mazda...Which although are one in the same mazda is still made over seas. You wouldn;t say an astin martin is made by ford would you? I buy american made, well now and days I settle on mostly american made.
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Not to mention besides being so-so in the looks department, the Miata will forever have that "girl car" or "gay guy's car" stigma attached to it. The Solstice/Sky is a fresh start and if you buy one early you can enjoy it before it starts getting labeled with something you don't want to be associated with.
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Yes, that's a very good point!!! you wouldn't want to end up like this: because of your car.
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Not really into cars that I have to look down to see the road. That windshied is right at my eye level.
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do you mean the car is two high and your looking down at the road....or the car is two low and you have to look down at the car?? personaly I think the lower the better!!
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