A post in the Cheers & Gears forums is claiming that GM is “rethinking” the Saturn Outlook and may cancel the upcoming crossover in a few weeks. This would happen just weeks before its debut at the New York Auto Show and mere months before the Lambda-based model is scheduled to go on sale.
Cheers & Gears claims only that this news comes from “industry sources”, which has us wondering where these sources are getting their info. The Outlook would share its Lambda platform with the Buick Enclave (the concept of which is to die for), as well as the GMC Acadia, so it’s curious GM would scuttle one unless an issue with insufficient production capacity is involved. Normally, however, automakers want to produce as many vehicles on a particular platform as possible, so this news has us scratching our heads.

Likewise, crossover vehicles, or CUVs, are the next big thing, like green ketchup or Ashlee Simpson (sign here if you’d prefer her publicly silenced forever), so why would the General deprive Saturn of what’s sure to be a decent seller in an emerging segment?


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