There have been Pontiac/Olds crossovers before; the most notable was the Cutless/Grand Am (in the 90's). My thinking is that Chevy is the Common Man's car (minus the Vette), and that Pontiac/Buick/GMC will be the slightly better then cars to Chevy, with Saturn being just above those (replacing Olds), and Cadillac at the top; Hummer and Saab will remain niche brands. Since the Solstice is the "lower" kappa model, GM had to make it's sister car with a "higher" brand like Saturn. I also think GM wants to keep Chevy free for the Camero, or other "high volume" car.sky_line said:hello, all!
I'm really curiouus, here. Since in the past, GM has partnered Chevy with Pontiac. (i.e. Camaro/Firebird, Monte Carlo/Gand Prix). Why did the choose to partner the Pontiac Solstice with "Saturn" instead of maiking it a Chevy product. I do believe that Saturn took the place of Oldsmobile....(the 93 Olds Cutlass and the Saturn SL1 and 2 favor each other). Just curious. :willy: Maybe someone can add some insight to this. Thanks all and good luck to all of you in finding the perfect "SKY". :cheers: