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    Official: Tauro puts Spanish flavor, Corvette engine into Pontiac Solstice

    While it may have had its fans, we have to say we don't much miss the roadster family which General Motors based on its Kappa platform. Sold alternately as the Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky, Opel GT and Daewoo G2X (depending largely on the market), the roadster as much about style as substance, ...

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    Report: Opel pondering Manta redux?

    On the one hand, Opel continues to pump out good looking sedans, hatches and wagons with some gumption and motoring chops. Meanwhile, there have also been so many proposed new products and segment competitors for the German brand (Calibra, standalone Astra cabrio, Insignia crossover, Junior ...

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    1969 Opel Aero GT is rarer than you think

    1969 Opel Aero GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While attending a General Motors media event in Germany last evening, the automaker laid out several old Opels, including this particularly unique example of the GT sports coupe. While the mini-Corvette-styled GT is a rarity unto ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Buick Regal prototype looks to be a good sport

    2011 Buick Regal – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's an odd bit of historical deja vu at work here. Back in the late '60s and early '70s, General Motors wanted to shift a few sporty-ish four-cylinder models from its Opel division into America, so they turned to their Buick ...

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    Rumormill: DeLorean Motor Company considering rescuing Pontiac Solstice?

    DeLorean Motor Company Pontiac Solstice renderings – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has made a science out of sharing platforms. So when the company's Kappa platform was introduced for a new rear-drive roadster to be distributed across three different motor divisions, ...

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    REPORT: The Sky has a limit after all, as GM Kappa production ends

    Pontiac Solstice GXP - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Old saying: The flame that burns twice as bright burns only half as long. Having driven our share of Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky roadsters, we can't honestly declare them to be brightly burning flames. Oh, they have their good ...

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    Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky could live on... with different parents

    Pontiac Solstice Coupe - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    General Motors' acting CEO Fritz Henderson has said the Wilmington, DE plant that currently produces the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky could be sold if a buyer was interested in producing the two roadsters. "If someone were to ...

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    Geneva Leak: Opel Gran Turismo Coupe Concept

    Click image for hi-res photo galleryWe can only hope this Opel coupe comes to the US as the Saturn Whoop-Ass, SAAB Sonnet, heck, we'd even let them call it the Allante II. For now, it's known as the Opel Gran Turismo Coupe concept. Whatever it gets called is fine with us. It's sure handsome, and if ...

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    Sky's the Limit: GM intros the Opel GT for Europe

    Click photo for gallery with 54 additional hi-res imagesBadge-engineering is a two-way street when it comes to the relationship between Saturn and Opel. While we're eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Saturn Astra, our friends across the pond are welcoming the new Opel GT (née Saturn Sky ...

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    Brits won't be getting version of Opel GT

    The Vauxhaull brand is Britain's own little version of Opel, the General Motors brand sold throughout the rest of Europe. While it may seem cool the Brits don't have to buy the same Opels as the rest of the old country, there are drawbacks. One big one is the announcement recently that Vauxhaull ...

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    V6 Corvette rumors are rumored to be true!

    Rumors of a V6-powered Corvette model have been floating around for years but weren't taken very seriously until Motor Trend decided to spend some ink on it a few issues ago and predict the six-cylinder model would revive the "Sting Ray" name. The model would basically be a Chevy-branded version of ...

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    Saturn and Opel to be indistinguishable by 2014

    Ward's Auto is reporting that General Motors has begun a plan to completely integrate Saturn and its European Opel brand by 2014. By that time, nearly every car in the lineup of each brand will be "interchangeable," according to Carl-Peter Forster, president of GM Europe. Forster likens what will ...


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