Some of the more challenging aspects of operating the roof involved getting the fold-out canopy to line up with the top of the A-pillars when closing the top and getting the hatch to close fully on top of the folding canopy with the canopy stowed in the trunk. We didn't have the opportunity to track test the Sky yet, but its numbers should be nearly identical to the Solstice's. It still has the same ergonomic flaws two of the three cupholders are a pain to use; you have to reach far back on the doors to engage the window switches, and there's a dearth of interior storage spaces , but the cabin has been dressed up a bit. Owners may contact Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. This expansion represents an additional 823,788 vehicles.
There's a nice plate of torque available from 3000 to about 5000 revs--its peak occurs at 4800--and the engine is reasonably smooth up to about 5500. The shifter is short, stubby, and well connected to the transmission. Thanks to its longish wheelbase, there's more room inside, and the ride is supple given its handling capability. The shifter is short, stubby, and well connected to the transmission. The Bottom Line The 2007 Saturn Sky Red Line is the ideal car for stalking in the urban jungle and attacking freeway on-ramps. The car arrived in a covered car transport in Denver on a snowy February morning, temps at -13F. Seems more like a classic roadster to me in that respect.
Why did they ever kill the Camaro? This, combined with a well-tuned suspension and large rolling stock means a car that handles well yet doesn't punish with an overly aggressive ride. The damper settings have been recalibrated for a smoother ride, and the jounce bumpers allow a skosh more suspension travel. Catch the little slides with a little gas and a little countersteer, and push on with one big grin. The recall began on April 18, 2014. Great for putting a smile on you and your passenger's face.
Need to drive it more often. The production version was released in September 2007. The subsequent Vue and Ion have only smoldered, and the division's engineering and marketing bureaus, once independent, have been fully absorbed into the monolithic mother ship. Models Trim Engine Power Torque Transmission Base 2. The largest differentiator however, is Carbon Flash Edition's silver inserts in the interior seating and steering wheel that provide a black-on-silver appearance.
Here he is again, at this year's Geneva auto show, revealing the Opel version of this roadster that began life as the Solstice concept in 2002. Assuming your right arm doesn't have quadruple joints, you'll have to corkscrew around and open the small cubby between the seats with your left hand -- a move called the John Denver, in honor of the singer who died while attempting the same thing in his airplane. When we got the into our garage last summer, we had a love-hate experience with the mold-breaking roadster. The vibe, enhanced by the view forward of bat-wing fenders, is distinctly Corvette without the V-8 thunder. You sit low in the car, and the high beltline makes you feel cosseted.
In 2006 they released 10k base models and 1. In a manual-shifting car, depressing the clutch between gears unloads the engine. Top down trunk space is very tight. Sexy Little Roadster — Fun to drive, sporty little roadster. All in All great car that ended production too soon. Until then, the Sky's chief assets will be its looks and stiff chassis, which kept the car flat and planted while chasing hairpins in the Santa Monica Mountains behind Malibu. We didn't have the opportunity to track test the Sky yet, but its numbers should be nearly identical to the Solstice's.
In general, the results were surprisingly quick, with times ranging from 23. Both five-speed and were available. The recall began on April 18, 2014. It still has the same ergonomic flaws two of the three cupholders are a pain to use; you have to reach far back on the doors to engage the window switches, and there's a dearth of interior storage spaces , but the cabin has been dressed up a bit. Aside from being quicker, the automatic option makes accelerative tasks easy. Putting it down is so easy. In the Sky, the harshness is better hidden.
The Sky has other differences. Reliable and low maintanence to own, never had one problem with it. Other exterior enhancements included dual exhausts, 18-inch wheels, and a specific front fascia modeled for the Red Line. We're cruising Florida's Fernandina Beach while in town for the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. With the turbo it demands respect on the road with its fast acceleration. Despite its relatively basic appearance, we like the usability of the Monsoon stereo.
Other exterior enhancements included dual exhausts, 18-inch wheels, and a specific front fascia modeled for the Red Line. An automatic transmission is optional. The Hydro Blue Edition featured a Hydro Blue color, as well as matching blue-colored stitching in the seats and gear shifter. The Red Line gets a boost in performance from an Ecotec turbocharged 2. The Monsoon audio system provides drivers with a decent number of options for tweaking audio to their specific tastes: as well as controls for manually adjusting the bass, mid, and treble outputs. The Sky concept was shown at the , with the production version following at the 2006 show.
Maintenance is somewhat of a problem, however, nothing that can't dealt with. The large wheel jigs and tugs just enough to keep drivers on the tires' wavelength. But the reliability and low-end power is not what I would expect from a pure sports car. You'll be very happy you did and your enjoyment will be 10. You can also buy a removable luggage rack from the Kappa website if you want to take a suitcase with you Buy this car for what it is, a second car to take out on those nice days and just enjoy driving it and having fun. Our Take on the 2007 Saturn Sky If a racy two-seat convertible doesn't fit within your concept of Saturn, you've figured out why the company introduced the 2007 Sky. Any negative impact on the Sky's handling should be minimal, if it's even measurable.