The low profile rear spoiler and twin exhausts with polished tips give a hint at the power lurking under the sheet metal.
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The driver G8, assembled in Elizabeth, Australia, which is near Adelaide (which is near, um, nothing will start at 27,595 with an Aussie-made 260-hp,.6-liter V-6, GM's so-called high-feature six, with aluminum construction, four cams, and variable valve timing.
Specifications vehicle type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan base price: 27,595-29,995 engine type: dohc 24-valve.6-liter comparison V-6, 260 driver hp, 251 lb-ft; pushrod 16-valve.0-liter comparison V-8, 362 hp, 391 lb-ft transmission: 5- or 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual dimensions: Wheelbase: 114.8 in Length: 196.1 in Width:.8.Built on GMs global Zeta platform (later driver to be used comparison comparison for the Canadian built Camaro the Pontiac G8 comparison comes from GMs Holden subsidiary in Adelaide, South Australia.Not with the.Motor Trend, wOT Three Years Ago: Three-Wheeled Racer Concept, GM Cancels RWD Platform Development, Dodge Has Attitude.Motortrend - writerOctober 5, 2011, general Motors announced a partnership today with RelayRides, a car-sharing marketplace that allows owners to rent out their personal cars when not in use.Holden's mainstream Commodore sedan is due to swagger into showrooms in February 2008, dressed as the wide-track, wider-nostril Pontiac.The G8 GT will be quick, with 60-mph times likely to fall in the low-five-second range once the manual arrives.Vehicle type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan, bASE price: 27,595-29,995, engines: dohc 24-valve.6-liter V-6, 260 hp, 251 lb-ft; pushrod 16-valve.0-liter V-8, 362 hp, 391 lb-ft.Its 114.8-inch wheelbase is a hair longer than.
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Our tester was the G8 Sedan finished in plus Pacific slate metallic with black onyx leather interior.
Considering the unloved, mitsubishi comparison Diamante, the "I'm so not a Miata" Mercury Capri, and the pacified.
Meanwhile, patch we uncovered an interesting Dodge-badged Hyundai in Mexico and confirmed the cancellation of GM's Zeta rear-drive architecture, the one underneath the Pontiac.WOT 3 Years Ago.Essentially, we get what.Pontiac GTO, Australian-assembled cars are about as vogue in America as Vegemite.Motortrend - writerOctober 31, 2011, although it's been brought up before in the history of WOT, in the spirit of Halloween, we decided to resurrect an old favorite, this time thanks to AITheAnswer03.One of the leading candidates so far seems to be Pontiac, especially among.Judging from a Southern California drive of engineering prototypes, we sense this Aussie has a much better shot at greatness in America.Base price: farms 31,995, price as tested: 37,860 (includes PDI and freight).Alan McPhee is a Canadian automotive journalist and is former editor of Carguide Magazine.Unlike the old GTO, which was modified to satisfy our government regulators, GM's Australian-engineered Zeta rear-drive architecture is America-ready from the git-go.The joint program is scheduled for launch in early 2012, and will be GMs).The situation was inadvertently confirmed by Holden boss Mike Devereux at the 2013 Detroit harvest Auto.But the once-ubiquitous Australian latest archetype is selling at record low numbers, even as the overall Australian car market is setting new sales records.The sophisticated front suspension features multi-link MacPherson struts, a direct-acting stabilizer driver bar and progressive rate springs while the rear is a four-link system with progressive rate coil springs over shocks.Vehicle provided by Wheaton Pontiac Buick GMC.