The Aura is based on the same safe, solid architecture as the Saab 9-3. It comes in two trim levels, the base XE and the more powerful XR. All models are front-wheel drive. The Aura XE features a 224-hp V6 engine, front-wheel drive and a four-speed automatic transmission. It comes standard with things like: cloth upholstery, 17-inch steel wheels with wheel covers, keyless entry, and automatic headlights. The Aura XR features a 252-hp V6 and a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control paddles on the steering wheel. It features things like: automatic climate control, front seat heaters, a remote engine starter, 18-inch wheels, and fog lamps.The Saturn Aura is a whole new car for the Saturn Lineup in 2007.