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2014 Chevrolet SS

2014 Chevy SS Vs. 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP: Here's What's Different

Discuss the all-new 2014 Chevrolet SS with someone who's a performance-car enthusiast, and they're bound to mention the Pontiac G8, a sedan that was sold for just two model years—2008 and 2009—and has found a cult following, both on its own merits and (in top GXP trim) as the last great... read more

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Vauxhall VXR8

Vauxhall VXR8 (nee Pontiac G8 GXP) Wins MPG Marathon

If you’re wondering how a big sedan powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine can win a competition focused on high mpg, here’s a quick explanation of the challenge... read more October 11, 2011 by 


 
2009 Chevrolet Lumina SS

Bob Lutz kills rumors of Pontiac G8 becoming Chevy Caprice

Pontiac may be dead in the water but some enthusiasts - and until today, Bob Lutz among them - have been clamoring for at least one of the brand’s cars to be rebadged... read more July 16, 2009 by 


 
Hurst H.O Pontiac G8s

Hurst announces Pontiac G8 H.O. 'Executive Hot Rod'

The Pontiac G8 - and its entire brand - are nearly extinct, but there's time for one last hurrah at Hurst. The historic hot rod company has plans to build 52 special-edition... read more June 30, 2009 by 


 
VE Holden Commodore police car

Pontiac G8 may live on as police squad car

General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson has confirmed that the Holden-sourced G8 will die out along with its adopted Pontiac brand at the end of 2010, but the sporty sedan may... read more April 28, 2009 by 


 
2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

GM to drop Pontiac by 2010, trade majority stake to U.S. Treasury

It’s official. Pontiac will be phased out from General Motors’ portfolio by 2010 as revealed today in the carmaker’s updated Viability Plan, designed to... read more April 27, 2009 by 


 
2009 Holden Commodore SS-V

Expert predicts next GM subsidiary to fall will be Holden

The continuing downfall of General Motors in recent months has led to some serious scrambling at the carmaker’s subsidiary brands as each struggles to keep its head... read more April 14, 2009 by 


 
Pontiac G8 GT

Pontiac G8 sees record sales amid harrowed industry

Incentives, incentives, incentives. That's the name of the game at all of the major carmakers these days, and in many cases, it's paying off. Take the Pontiac G8 for example... read more March 23, 2009 by 


 
2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

400hp for $35,000: Pontiac G8 GXP and Dodge Charger SRT8 after incentives

Whoever said the muscle car era was dead and gone? Right now you can drive away with more than 400hp (298kW) under the hood for around $35,000. The poor state of the economy... read more March 5, 2009 by 


 
SLP Firehawk Pontiac G8

SLP Firehawk reborn in the form of the Pontiac G8 GT

During the early 1990s American tuner and muscle car specialist Street Legal Performance (SLP) released custom packs for the Pontiac Firebird known as the... read more February 23, 2009 by 


 
2009 Dodge Dakota

Chrysler considering car-based 'lifestyle' pickup to replace Dakota

Earlier this week General Motors announced the death of the G8 ST program because it wouldn't make money for them and the 'sport truck' didn't fit the Pontiac brand image... read more January 9, 2009 by 


 
2010 pontiac g8 st002

Report: Pontiac has killed the G8 ST

For many car companies, finding a clear and coherent brand identity isn't as easy as it might seem. Case in point: Pontiac. The rip-snorting G8 hasn't been the success it... read more January 6, 2009 by 


 
2009 pontiac g8 gxp 010

Pontiac prices G8 GXP at $39,995

General Motors' Pontiac brand has been the subject of some very close scrutiny as a result of the dire financial straits of the automotive industry, and its future is still... read more December 16, 2008 by 


 
2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

Pontiac to shed half its lineup in coming years

Pontiac will see half of its models dropped from its current lineup in the next few years, with speculation that the brand could end up with less than three unique middles by... read more December 15, 2008 by 


 
2009 Pontiac G8 Holden Commodore conversion

Holden Commodore Conversion Kit For Pontiac G8

It’s no secret that Pontiac's G8 is essentially a rebadged version of the Australian-built VE Holden Commodore, and now a vehicle customizer that also hails from Down... read more November 6, 2008 by 


 
2010 Pontiac G8 ST SEMA Concept

Pontiac to showcase second G8 ST concept at SEMA

General Motors will be showing its upcoming 2010 Pontiac G8 ST at the 2008 SEMA show in Las Vegas, however, unlike the concept version shown at the New York Auto Show this... read more November 2, 2008 by 


 
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