Saturn Sky 

  • 2007
  • 256 HP
  • 140 mph
Keeping a turbo engine loaded is advantageous because it keeps the turbo spinning, which in turn allows for faster power delivery.
by Car and Driver (Dec, 2006)
A shifter that slides precisely and feels better than a pickup truck transmission has a right to is close enough to the wheel to be flicked with a fast hand motion.
by Car and Driver (Jun, 2006)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Saturn Sky

Top speed

Saturn Sky
140 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph
Solstice
120 mph

0-100mph

Saturn Sky
14.7 s
Solstice
21.3 s
Corvette Z06
8.3 s

1/4 mile

Saturn Sky
14 s
MX-5 Miata
16.3 s

Data points Key details of the Saturn Sky

Horsepower

Saturn Sky
256 HP
Corvette Z06
500 HP
MX-5 Miata
170 HP

Torque

Saturn Sky
261 ft-lb
Corvette Z06
465 ft-lb
MX-5 Miata
140 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Saturn Sky Roadster

www.supercars.net
The Sky's design features a wide stance with short overhangs and 18-inch wheels pushed to the corners.
The Sky roadster was inspired by the Vauxhall VX Lightning Concept - created at GM's Advanced Design Studio in Birmingham , England - signaling the adoption of an international design language for Saturn.
8
Aug

2007 Saturn Sky - Top Speed

www.topspeed.com
Working together, these components yield a responsive, solid and linear braking feel with minimal pedal travel.
The combination offers excellent all-season performance, excellent longitudinal grip that contributes to best-in-class stopping distance (60-0 mph in 116 feet) and road gripping ability with a maximum lateral acceleration of approximately 0.90g. Five-spoke alloy wheels with chrome, painted and polished finishes are available.
1
May

2007 Saturn Sky Red Line

AutomobileMag News
The turbo Sky uses Saturn's Red Line moniker, and it also includes sportier suspension tuning (firmer springs and thicker antiroll bars), a limited-slip differential, stability control, a slightly restyled front fascia, dark surrounds for the headlamps, and dual exhaust outlets.
Saturn also throws in some of the regular Sky's optional cabin dress-up bits.
1
Apr

2007 Saturn Sky Red Line

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow 2007 Saturn Sky Red Line It's a 260-hp Pontiac Solstice GXP under the skin, but this droptop is even sexier.
Standard on the Sky Red Line are a mechanical limited-slip differential, stability control, and a more aggressive chassis setup.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Saturn
Year 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.68 lb/hp
Maximum hp 256 HP
Maximum torque 261 ft-lb
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,990 lb
Width 71.4 in
Height 50.1 in
Length 161.1 in
Wheelbase 95.1 in

road tests

Top speed 140 mph
1/4 mile 14 s
0-100mph 14.7 s
Lateral acceleration 0.9 g

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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