2008 Saturn Vue Red Line and Green Line hybrid review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 9 February 2007 , 16:02:16 byAlina

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Saturn Vue  Red Line and Green Line hybrid

At the Chicago Auto Show, Saturn will reveal two new variants of the completely redesigned 2008 Vue crossover utility, the Red Line and the Green-Line hybrid. The first one has an aggressive front-end design, including a large, lower air opening and projector beam fog lamps. It is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 VVT engine capable of developing 250 horsepower and 243 lb. ft. of torque. The output is being transferred to the wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. on the inside it features black leather sport seats with suede fabric inserts.

Saturn announced 2 new variants of the completely redesigned 2008 Vue crossover utility at the Chicago Auto Show: the performance-tuned Red Line and the affordable, fuel-saving Green Line hybrid.

The Red Line builds on the new Vue's bold styling with an aggressive front-end design, including a large, lower air opening and projector beam fog lamps. The rear of the vehicle features a special fascia, spoiler and chrome exhaust tips. A lowered suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels and Red Line badges complete the performance-inspired appearance.

From a performance perspective, the Red Line comes with standard tap up/tap down transmission control and sport-tuned ride and handling. It is powered by a dual overhead cam 3.6L V-6 VVT engine that delivers 250 horsepower (186 kW) at 6,500 rpm and 243 lb.-ft. (329 Nm) of torque at 4,400 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Vue Red Line will be available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

Interior modifications include a Red Line-only Ebony interior, including black leather sport seats with suede fabric inserts. The vehicle also features Red Line-logo instrument cluster graphics and embroidered floor mats.