Transformers 2 Pictures Show *GASP* A Robot!

Another day of filming Transformers 2 has unveiled some key insights. The first is that Transformers 2 will feature robots; in this particular case, a sort of smaller, dragon-like Transformer who feeds on whomever is inside that vehicle. Given that most of the scenes filmed at Princeton University have featured the … » 7/01/08 2:40pm 7/01/08 2:40pm

Princeton Transformers 2 Video Reveals Speeding Astra, Sweet Pursuit…

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen is filming some kind of chase scene this week on the set of Princeton University featuring the Saturn Astra we saw on set last week. These videos, caught by some intrepid students, indicate the Astra appears to be damaged, so one could suggest it's probably not a Transformer and… » 6/24/08 2:00pm 6/24/08 2:00pm

Yes, That's A Saturn Astra On The Set Of Transformers 2

Leaked screenshots from the set of Transformers 2 continue to trickle in. With a movie that has the likes of the Camaro SS, Saab Aero-X, Hummer HX and more, it's a bit odd seeing this seemingly plain-jane Saturn Astra hatchback roaming around the set during filming. Well, as odd as can be in a movie all about the… » 6/16/08 10:00am 6/16/08 10:00am

2010 Opel Astra Spotted Testing In Alps, 2011 Saturn Version Not Far…

While on a testing field trip in the Austrian Alps, GM engineers managed to wander into the range of a wild pack of KGP photographers, giving us a bit more of a solid look at the pending 2010 Opel Astra, and by extension, the next version of the 2011 Saturn Astra. Though the outside camo makes us want to play… » 5/28/08 10:40am 5/28/08 10:40am

Vauxhall Astra VXR Nürburgring Edition, Now With More Nürburgernress

All of those would-be Saturn Astra tuners could do worse than aping the Astra VXR Nürburgring Edition, which is the speedier trim level of the Vauxhall version of GM's global small car platform. Mechanically similar to the VXR, the hot hatch is good for 240 hp, enough to propel it to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds and an… » 12/18/07 10:45am 12/18/07 10:45am

Hatchback Hello: GM to Plug Astra With Test Drives to Win Friends

Some skeptics say the hatchback will never return en mass to the states. Others say high gas prices will release demand for such odd-door models, just like during the great hatch invasion of the late-1970s. Of course, the new (for the US) Saturn Astra is no bargain-basement hatch; GM announced it'll start at nearly… » 10/09/07 1:15pm 10/09/07 1:15pm