For Saturn, the Sky is not the limit. Itís only the
|Saturn's 2007 SKY
exhibits the new face of
Saturn. Aimed at the Mazda Miata in price with dimensions close to the pricier
(and larger) Honda S2000, the sub-$25,000 Sky gets a 170-hp, 2.4-liter Ecotec four mated to manual or automatic
transmissions. Available mid-2006.
The platform has everything it takes to be a successful fun roadster, including 245-series 18-inch tires and wheels, coil-over Bilstein monotube shock absorbers, rack-and-pinion power steering, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, hydraulic engine mounts to calm down engine vibrations, and near 50/50 weight distribution. The platform features a structural central tunnel design, and it is the first platform to use both hydroformed longitudinal frame rails and hydroformed body panels. Hydroforming, bending steel with water pressure, makes for a very stiff but lightweight chassis that results in greater vehicle response and better